TerrAscend acknowledged the incident and injuries in a statement on its website.

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An explosion last week at a cannabis cultivation and manufacturing facility in Pennsylvania injured six people.

According WTRF, the explosion was reportedly caused by a generator and was contained within the incinerator room. One of the injured was airlifted to a nearby hospital with life-threatening burns to 30% of his body. Another of the injured was airlifted to a separate medical facility and three others were taken by ambulance.

TerrAscend acknowledged the incident and injuries in a statement on its website.

“TerrAscend has worked tirelessly to ensure the well-being of its employees. At this point, one person remains in hospital. We are in constant contact with this employee and hope that he will be released in the coming days. Fulton facility remains fully operational and the company does not expect any impact to its business,” the company said. “The safety of our employees is a top priority for TerrAscend and we will conduct a full review of the incident to identify any opportunities to improve workplace safety We will continue to adhere to strict workplace guidelines in accordance with guidelines from the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Pennsylvania Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

TerrAscend is a North American cannabis operator with vertically integrated operations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Michigan and California, licensed cultivation and processing operations in Maryland and licensed production in Canada. TerrAscend operates a chain of The Apothecarium dispensary outlets as well as Gage and Cookies retail stores.

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