Cannabis company fighting back against state recall, sues Department of Health
605 Cannabis says state lacks understanding of its own medical cannabis statutes
The subject of South Dakota’s first-ever cannabis recall says the Department of Health errored in pulling its products from dispensary shelves last month and will fight the suspension of its medical marijuana production license in court.
605 Cannabis has filed a lawsuit in Lincoln County contending the state of South Dakota violated its own rules in ordering the recall and suspending the Worthing company’s manufacturing operations last month.
“After a meticulous review of the Department’s report, 605 believes the state’s alleged violations were issued in error,” the company said in a statement released Wednesday. “Due to the Department’s failure to follow applicable laws pertaining to inspections of cannabis facilities, as well as a failure to communicate internally, many of the violations alleged by the Department were wholly unfounded.”