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Buddies Wellness LLC/La Bodega Voluntarily Recalls Medical Marijuana Products Due to Pesticide Residues

A Denver marijuana businesses, Buddies Wellness LLC doing business as La Bodega, is voluntarily recalling all medical marijuana concentrate products due to the presence of potentially unsafe pesticide residues.

Samples of marijuana concentrate products evaluated in the course of a Denver Department of Environmental Health (DEH) investigation contained residual levels of Myclobutanil, a pesticide that the Colorado Department of Agriculture has determined cannot be used legally on marijuana in Colorado.

The medical marijuana concentrates bearing the OPC code of 403-00364 sold from La Bodega at 1270 W Cedar Ave. prior to 7/21/2017 are subject to the recall.

Product Identity: All Medical Marijuana Concentrates

Source OPC: 403-00364

Purchased From: La Bodega at 1270 W. Cedar Ave., Suite A

Consumers who have these recalled products should dispose of the products or return them to the store from which they were purchased. For more information about the recall, contact Buddies Wellness/La Bodega at reactionhomes@gmail.com.

There have been no reports of illness. The possible health impact of consuming marijuana products with unapproved pesticide residues is unknown. Short- and long-term health impacts may exist depending on the specific product, duration, frequency, level of exposure and route of exposure. Consumers with concerns about their personal health should contact their physician with related questions.

The Denver Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is investigating this issue and overseeing the recall process to remove potentially contaminated products from commercial circulation. DEH conducts inspections of marijuana-infused product manufacturers and retail locations in Denver and investigates related complaints.

Consumers with questions or concerns about recalled products or pesticide residues in marijuana products are encouraged to contact the product retailer and/or the DEH Public Health Inspections division at phicomments@denvergov.org or 720-913-1311.