Denver issues ninth pot product recall in 10 weeks

The city of Denver announced the ninth marijuana recall in 10 weeks on Wednesday — this one for more than 12,600 packages of pot-infused edibles made by Gaia’s Garden.

The latest voluntary recall, as with the others, targets cannabis products contaminated with potentially dangerous pesticides not approved for use on marijuana.

Wednesday’s recall is the second for Gaia’s Garden, which saw the recall of more than 8,000 packages of edibles in early November. Added together, the two Gaia’s Garden recalls equal the state’s largest-yet recall of infused products.

“To some degree it’s growing pains and not the black eye people might think,” Gaia’s managing partner Eric White said. “This is a sign of a positively building industry.”

Gaia’s Garden’s first recall came as a result of pesticide-tainted marijuana purchased from cultivation facility TruCannabis; the second recall’s source material is unknown...

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