One of only three marijuana testing labs in Alaska has shut down,
leaving the state's cannabis growers with only two options for
Steep Hill Alaska, of Anchorage, declared in an Instagram post
Thursday that the lab is "suspending cannabis testing operations on
March 31," the Juneau Empire reported .
The lab said it has to relocate after "Wells Fargo called in the loan
on our building." The bank will foreclose on the space if the lab does
not move out, according to the post.
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Facebook has shut down pages set up by several
businesses licensed to legally sell marijuana in Alaska, severing what
some shop owners consider a critical link to their customers.
The social media giant said its standards describe what users can
post, and content promoting marijuana sales isn't allowed. The issue
has popped up over the last few years in states that have legalized
recreational and medical pot, often coming in waves, industry
Cary Carrigan, executive director of the Alaska Marijuana Industry
Association, said the industry has been forced to fight the same
battles repeatedly as marijuana gains broader acceptance nationally.
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