Vaping cartridges containing vitamin E acetate, a cutting agent suspected in a nationwide outbreak of deadly lung illnesses, has been discovered in samples of products sold from a Detroit dispensary.
The Marijuana Regulatory Agency after 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, recalled various flavors of Savage brand vaping concentrate sold by Plan B Wellness, a licensed medical dispensary at 20101 Eight Mile Rd. in Detroit, 248-470-4638.
The recall includes 1,360 cartridges that were sold and 8,020 cartridges that have been pulled from shelves and inventory for disposal.
Sold cartridges that have been recalled include: Savage Stick, package no. 1A405010000426A000000015, sold between Oct. 3 and Nov. 22; and one cartridge each of Blackberry Kush, package no. 1A405010000426A000000743; GG#4, package no. 1A405010000426A000000744; and Runtz, package no. 1A405010000426A000000746, each sold Jan. 16.
“Patients or caregivers who have these affected medical marijuana products in their possession should return them to Plan B Wellness for proper disposal,” the Marijuana Regulatory Agency said. “Plan B Wellness must notify patients or caregivers that purchased these medical marijuana products of the recall.”
The cartridges existed prior to Plan B Wellness obtaining its medical marijuana provisioning center license in August, Marijuana Regulatory Agency spokesman David Harns said. [Read more at MLive.com]