Massachusetts marijuana regulators have fined three firms a total of $800,000 for numerous infractions.
The Cannabis Control Commission levied the fines towards Garden Remedies Inc., Healthy Pharms Inc., and Acreage Holdings Inc., according to The Telegram & Gazette.
Garden Remedies, which operates a leisure and medical dispensary in Marlborough, was fined $200,000 for utilizing pesticides and attempting to cowl up their use by falsifying invoices.
Garden Remedies mentioned in a assertion that it fired the staff concerned — whose actions had been unknown to the chief crew.
Regulators additionally fined Healthy Pharms $350,000 for pesticide use over a number of durations from July 2018 to February 2019, in accordance with the fee.
“Once the company understood the violations, we worked quickly to correct them and have implemented procedures to prevent them from happening again,” Leo Gontmakher, CEO of Healthy Pharms guardian firm 4Front Ventures, mentioned in a assertion. [Read more at Boston.com]