Michigan Should Stop Untested Medical Marijuana Sales, State-Licensed Labs Say
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Michigan Should Stop Untested Medical Marijuana Sales, State-Licensed Labs Say

The group claimed the sale of untested caregiver marijuana "poses a serious safety risk to Michigan's patient population."

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January 23, 2019

Citing patient safety concerns, every state-licensed lab in Michigan is urging state officials to reverse a recent decision allowing for sales of untested medical marijuana.

Last week Bureau of Marijuana Regulation officials decided to allow a number of unlicensed provisioning centers to temporarily reopen, and to allow provisioning centers to purchase marijuana from caregivers and sell it untested until March 31. Regulators were responding to a medical marijuana shortage in the state.

The Michigan Coalition of Independent Cannabis Testing Laboratories sent a letter to state officials Jan. 18, claiming the sale of untested caregiver marijuana "poses a serious safety risk to Michigan's patient population."

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