A marijuana cultivation facility worker who died in January could not breathe after inhaling ground cannabis dust at the Holyoke site, an Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation found.
While filling pre-rolls at the Trulieve facility on Jan. 7, 27-year-old Lorna McMurrey said she couldn’t breathe, according to OSHA’s investigation summary, and later died at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. OSHA determined that McMurrey died of occupational asthma.
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