What's going on with the Missouri cannabis recall?

On August 14, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services' Division of Cannabis regulation issued a recall for Delta Extraction's marijuana products following the August 2 revocation of the Robertsville, Missouri-based facility's manufacturer's license.

Over 62,000 retail products containing cannabis concentrate from Delta Extraction have been recalled. Recently, a judge denied a temporary restraining order the company requested in an attempt to block the state's license suspension and recall.

Why did Missouri issue a recall?
According to court documents, the DCR issued an order of immediate suspension on August 2 for Delta Extraction due to a "credible and imminent threat to public health" when it sourced untested "marijuana or converted hemp" from outside Missouri.

Did Delta Extraction break the law?
That's a difficult question to answer.

During an Administrative Hearing Commission hearing, Delta Extraction revealed it was using industrial hemp to manufacture products, including THC-A, some of which it obtained from out of state.

The state says that the company engaged in inversion by using out-of-state products, but Delta Extraction says it was bringing in industrial hemp, which is a federally legal substance.

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