Oregon marijuana company fined $5,300 over butane explosion

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Oregon regulators fined Higher Level Concentrates $5,300 for workplace safety violations following a butane-extraction explosion last year that landed one man in a Portland burn ward.

The Oregonian reported that Oregon OSHA fined the extraction company, which is based in in Astoria, for failure to:

  • Ventilate the building
  • Have an adequate electrical system
  • Obtain city permits

The accident occurred last October, when, according to a lawsuit, William “Chris” West was handling butane canisters and allowed butane gas to fill a room while another man, Jason Oei, was dabbing cannabis oil. According

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