AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine state regulators have found more than 20 violations at a medical marijuana program.

The state Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services says Wellness Connection of Maine, which operates four medical marijuana dispensaries, has agreed to the terms and conditions required by state regulators in order to stay open.

The division said Monday that it found the use of pesticides in the growing of marijuana, the lack of proper security and the production and sale of an illegal form of marijuana.

The division says part of the agreement with the Wellness Connection is a requirement that all patients be notified that pesticides have been used and the practice will be stopped immediately.

The division identified nine pesticides being used.

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