Michigan dispensary chain pulls hemp products after illicit marijuana found at future store – MLive.com

ANN ARBOR, MI — A Michigan marijuana chain has pulled hemp products from its shelves after an administrative law judge ruled to uphold the license suspension of a Flint-based provisioning center.

JARS Cannabis announced in early December that it had removed all hemp products from its stores in response to a continued sanction on Green Culture, a provisioning center in Flint.

JARS Cannabis is in the process of purchasing Green Culture and maintains that the license suspension is an “overzealous” response by the Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency to improperly labeled hemp products. The Michigan CRA is seeking to suspend Green Culture’s license for up to two years, said Josh Hovey, a spokesperson for JARS Cannabis.

“If the CRA moves forward with the suspension of their license for two years, then the business is essentially worthless,” Hovey wrote in an email to MLive/The Ann Arbor News.

The Ann Arbor location of Jars Cannabis, 3005 Packard St., confirmed that it had pulled its hemp products from shelves as a precautionary measure.

The Michigan CRA temporarily suspended both the medical and recreational licenses for Green Culture after an investigation revealed the company had been selling improperly labeled hemp products that contained THC over the legal threshold. The investigation

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