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Recreational pot recall in Oregon marks a first for the state

by: KIRO7.com Updated:

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission issues its first ever recall of recreational marijuana over concerns about high levels of pesticide.
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The state of Oregon has issued its first ever recall of recreational marijuana. 

The state’s Liquor Control Commission, which oversees the industry, issued the recall after testing determined certain batches of pot, including a product labeled Blue Magoo, contained pesticide levels that exceeded the state limit. 

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The pot was sold at a store near Eugene and people who bought it are being told to throw it out.

The possible health impact of consuming marijuana products with unapproved pesticide residues is unknown, according to a news release from the control board. 

There have been no reports of illness.