With defeat of Prop 1, cannabis industry breathes sigh of relief

Cannabis business owners and employees in the borough outside city limits have a weight off their shoulders on working and expanding their businesses with Kenai Peninsula Borough Proposition 1 soundly defeated.

Dollynda Phelps, co-owner of Peace Frog Botanicals in Nikiski, was holding her breath for the results of the election before opting to expand her business. Her limited cultivation facility was one of the first to receive a license on the Kenai Peninsula, has been operating in a limited space in her house for the last year, and she and her husband had been eyeing an empty facility across the street to expand to a larger cultivation facility.

“We had some opportunities come up that were (almost) too good to be true — close to home, triple our size, and be able to get out of our house and do a standard

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