Petersburg Pilot -

By Ben Muir 

Marijuana growers not competing, they say


Ben Muir / Petersburg Pilot

Susan Burrell stands in her unfinished marijuana shop.

The two marijuana growers in Petersburg are apparently not in competition, as one wants to grow for her own retail shop and the other plans to export his product to Ketchikan.

Susan Burrell has been licensed to sell weed in Petersburg for months. But now she is in the process of becoming licensed to harvest it as well, despite a grower already being on the island.

The move is to dodge high Alaska weed costs, Burrell said. Further, she couldn't make a sufficient deal with the current weed grower in town.

"When the only grower in town wants you to pay for marijuana in advance, why would yo...

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