Marijuana dispensaries all over Michigan, including some Mount Pleasant stores, are being forced to recall large amounts of marijuana.
On Nov. 17 the Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced all flower products tested by Viridis Laboratories and Viridis North between Aug. 10 and Nov. 16 have been recalled from the shelves of 403 Michigan dispensaries.
Only flower, the dried leaves of the cannabis plant used for smoking, has been recalled. Concentrate products such as vapes, live resin and distillate that were approved by the lab are still being sold.
“We had a lot to pull from our shelves, but it didn’t have a detrimental effect on our ability to sell,” Jars Manager Caitlyn Sikkila said. “We’re doing totally fine, we had all the recalled stuff off our shelves before we even opened.”
Neither Jars, located at 1005 Corporate Dr or any other Mount Pleasant recreational shops have had to close doors or stop selling products completely.
Medical dispensaries such as Consano have also been affected by the recall.
“It’s a precaution, pulling everything and retesting it.” Manager Caleb Cary said. “It’s forced us to pull a lot of flower off shelves. It’s not so bad that there is no flower, but every