Bloomberg Law
Dec. 22, 2022, 5:40 PM

Trulieve Cannabis Agrees to Worker Health Study in OSHA Deal

Bruce Rolfsen
Bruce Rolfsen

National marijuana producer and retailer Trulieve Cannabis Corp. has reached a settlement with OSHA in a case where federal inspectors concluded that one of its workers in Massachusetts died from asthma “due to exposure to ground cannabis.”

The settlement released Thursday requires the company to begin a study to determine whether ground cannabis dust is required under Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations to be classified as a hazardous chemical and to complete the review by May 29.

If Trulieve concludes cannabis dust isn’t a hazardous chemical it will have to provide OSHA an explanation of the decision and documentation ...