Anchorage marijuana businesses hit by APD raids


The Alaska Cannabis Club, owned by a former TV reporter turned pot supporter, was raided on Friday by the Anchorage Police Department -- the second local marijuana company to be hit in two days by APD officers.

Charlene Egbe, who quit her job on-air as KTVA reporter Charlo Greene during a segment on marijuana legalization last year, also had her club raided in late March, by officers serving a search warrant who seized multiple items from the business.

“All they said was, ‘Open up the door,’” Greene said Friday. “They busted it in and stormed the place guns drawn, just like last time.”

Greene maintains that her business, which provides medical marijuana to patients, has done nothing illegal.

“Here we are being harassed by the state, which refused to stand up and help patients when they needed it,” Greene said. “Now here I am...

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