Pesticide tainted marijuana sold in the McMinnville area

1021-tainted-marijuanaSalem, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority is issuing a health advisory after marijuana products sold in the McMinnville area were found to be tainted with high levels of pesticides.

According to OHA, the alert targets dried flower marijuana sold at New Leaf, a McMinnville medical marijuana dispensary. The affected products were sold to around 300 customers under the names Dr. Jack (batch number G6J0051-02) and Marion Berry (batch number G6J0051-01).

OHA is asking for anyone who visited the dispensary between October 17th and 19th to check the label of the products they purchased. Affected products should be returned immediately or disposed of in a responsible manner.

The affected strains came from one grower and were only transferred to New Leaf, according to OHA.

Officials said those concerned about health problems should call the Oregon Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222.

More information about marijuana testing can be found at http://www.healthoregon.org/marijuanatesting.

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