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edmontonjournal edmontonjournal.com 14 Sep, 2021 18:15 am

Boston woman gets time served for role in multi-million-dollar cannabis enterprise

Boston woman gets time served for role in multi-million-dollar cannabis enterprise
Northern Herb was not licensed by the state or any other governmental entity to sell or distribute cannabis.

On just the drug counts, she faces a sentence of up to 20 years in prison, at least three years and as long as a lifetime of supervised release and a top fine of US$1 million ($1.With regard to the money laundering charge, that carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release and either a US$500,000 ($635,000) fine or twice the value of the money laundered.Called Northern Herb, the delivery service operated from 2015 to 2018 was managed by Fridkes, who served as office manager, and Deana Martin, the owner and manager of the business.Northern Herb was not licensed by the state or any other governmental entity to sell or distribute cannabis.

Although Northern Herb had total revenue exceeding US$14 million ($17.Northern Herb used locations in Canton, Milton, Foxboro and Hyde Park to store and distribute marijuana, and employed at least 25 workers, the attorney’s office reported this spring.

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