US (MN): Board of Pharmacy fines company $50,000 for THC violations

The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy issued a $50,000 fine to a St. Cloud company last month for allegedly selling illegal THC products to stores.

Granite City Jobbing Company is now the fourth company to be disciplined or sued by the Board of Pharmacy in the last six months for selling THC products beyond the 5 milligrams per serving or 50 milligrams per package maximum under Minnesota law.

In addition to the fine, Granite City Jobbing Company will have requirements on its license for three years.

In December, the board sued three different Minnesota distributors for illegally selling THC products that exceed state law. The lawsuit alleges some of the products were 20 times higher than the legal amount of THC and stated it caused “several people to get sick and might have contributed to one death.”

Jennifer Schmitz owns Mainstream CBD in Lakeville. Schmitz told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS illegal distribution of THC products in the state is a growing problem that hurts reputable stores such as hers that are following state law.


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