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Exploding pot pop

4 years 11 months 1 week ago Wednesday, October 08 2014 Oct 8, 2014 October 08, 2014 6:43 PM October 08, 2014 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON- The manager of a legal marijuana shop says "it sounded like a shotgun going off" when bottles of pot-infused pop started exploding on store shelves. No one was hurt but the store manager wore a face guard and protective gear to move more than 300 bottles to a trash bin. The soda is made by Mirth Provisions and delivered to the legal marijuana store last month. The next day, employees found a sticky mess and heard and saw some bottles explode. Mirth Provisions says there was too much yeast in the soda and fermentation caused excess carbon dioxide to build up and the soda exploded. 

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