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Pre-rolled joints sold at Denver marijuana dispensary recalled over contamination concerns

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Posted at 8:20 PM, Feb 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-20 22:20:35-05

DENVER — A large chain of marijuana dispensaries in the Denver area is voluntarily recalling medical and retail marijuana products over contamination concerns.

Pre-rolled joints recently purchased from Lightshade Dispensaries were found to contain potentially unsafe levels of yeast and mold, according to a release from the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment.

The agency said it opened an investigation after receiving a complaint of illness potentially associated with the pre-rolled joints.

Inhaling high levels of mold could lead to short and long-term health issues, the release warns.

All medical and retail marijuana pre-rolls sold from the following Lightshade Labs locations prior to February 16, are subject to the recall.  

  • 330 S. Drayton St., Denver, CO  80247 (402-00405/402R-00106)
  • 3950 Holly St., Denver, CO  80207 (402-00603/402R-00073)
  • 1126 S. Sheridan Blvd., Denver, CO  80232 (402-00970/402R-00360)
  • 11975 E. 40th Ave., Denver, CO  80239 (402R-00396)
  • 745 E. 6th Ave., Denver, CO  80203 (402R-00479)

Health officials say the recalled joints should be disposed of or returned to Lightshade. For more information about the recall, contact Lightshade Labs at mike@lightshadelab.com.