SAN FRANCISCO – A nonprofit organization alleges a San Francisco business fails to provide health hazard warnings on its marijuana products.
Center for Advanced Public Awareness Inc. filed a complaint on April 3, in the San Francisco County Superior Court against Med Thrive Cooperative Inc., doing business as Medithrive, and Does 1-25 citing the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.
According to the complaint, marijuana smoke has been recognized in the state of California to cause cancer and that businesses must provide warnings to consumers of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive harm. The defendants sell products containing marijuana.
The plaintiff holds Med Thrive Cooperative Inc., doing business as Medithrive, and Does 1-25 responsible because the defendants allegedly exposed consumers to marijuana smoke without providing the health hazard warnings on its products.
The plaintiff seeks injunction against the defendant, civil penalties in the amount of up to $2,500 per day for each violation, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Matthew C. Maclear and Anthony M. Barnes of Aqua Terra Aeris Law Group in Albany.
San Francisco County Superior Court Case number CGC17557916