Article by Mack Lamoureux, Vice
With the budding legal weed industry we’re starting to see some actual customer protections for pot smokers out there.
Remember, like three years ago, when you got some bunk weed from your dealer your only recall was either not use them again or make a mental note to never, ever pay money for “UK Cheddar” (unless you’re really really desperate)?
Those were the bad old days.
Now, with the impending legalization of weed and the budding (sorry) industry that is legal weed, we’re starting to actually see customer protections for all the pot smokers out there.
Take for example the recall Health Canada just announced for some products grown by Organigram Inc. (who are partnering with the Trailer Park Boys by the way.)
On January 9, a Type 2 and 3 drug recall for dried marijuana and cannabis oil that was produced by the company between February 1, 2016 and December 16, 2016 was issued. The reason being some of their grass tested positive for myclobutanil and/or bifenazate, two pesticides that, while allowed in food production, are not allowed in the marijuana growing process.
The Type 2 recall refers to one where “exposure to a product may cause temporary adverse health consequences,” and Type 3 is where “exposure to a product is not likely to cause any adverse health consequences.” Organigram is complying fully and asking people who have bought the affected product to stop using it immediately and contact the company.