Cannabis for sale in Michigan is contaminated with mold and yeast, a group of cannabis testing labs is warning.
Moreover, the state is no longer allowing a specific cannabis testing method.
But the Michigan Cannabis Industry Association said Wednesday it disagrees with the lab group's findings, saying the state's move to pause one of the methods to test for contaminants was made "out of an abundance of caution," but "there's no evidence" the pot is actually tainted.
"From our perspective, there has not been any indication there is contaminated product in the system," said Robin Schneider, the association's executive director. The issue, she added, is an "ongoing scientific debate" and not a public safety matter.
Because lab tests were not done with regulatory oversight, the results are questionable, Schneider said.
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