Fairbanks Company Accused of Skimping on Marijuana Testing

Fairbanks Company Accused of Skimping on Marijuana Testing

Frozen Budz is being investigated on suspicion of neglecting to have its products tested.

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Compliance Infused Products News State by State: Alaska

FAIRBANKS — Production of Stoner S’mores, Plain Jane Cookies and Cannacrisp, a marijuana-infused rice crispy treat, is on hold while one of Alaska’s largest marijuana edible manufacturers, Fairbanks-based Frozen Budz, is investigated on suspicion of neglecting to have its products tested.

The state Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office issued a consumer alert last week, warning people that Frozen Budz edibles might be more potent than the labels suggest.

“The products are labeled as having 5 mg of THC per serving, but in reality, each serving may have a great deal more THC,” said Erika McConnell, director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office, in a prepared statement.

On Monday, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board upheld a suspension of Frozen Budz’s manufacturing license while AMCO completes its investigation, McConnell said in an email.

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