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Why Utah Isn’t Testing Medical Marijuana

July 20, 2022

For over a year, the state has not been pathogen testing medical marijuana for the typically tested for pathogenic bacteria. Last April, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food suspended the requirement for pathogen-specific testing.

The short answer: due to an equipment shortage, the state said it suspended Cannabis lab testing for E.coli, salmonella and several kinds of molds that cause illness, especially among the immunocompromised.

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