Wellness Connection of Maine Recalls Two Strains of Medical Marijuana

A portion of a recent harvest of strains named “Blue Dream” and “LA Confidential” is being recalled because of higher than acceptable microbe levels.

The operator of four of Maine’s eight medical marijuana dispensaries has voluntarily recalled two varieties of its cannabis after finding high levels of microbes during lab tests.

Wellness Connection of Maine says it is recalling a portion of a recent harvest of strains named “Blue Dream” and “LA Confidential” because of higher than acceptable levels of microbes, which are microorganisms – such as bacteria – that can sometimes cause diseases.

Becky DeKeuster, co-founder and director of education for WCM, said microbes are found in the air and most of what we eat. But she said that in high enough concentrations, they can become molds that pose a health risk.

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