On to the next week of business at Pakalolo Supply Company, that is. We successfully made it through the first, welcoming the people of Alaska into a new era of legal marijuana sales here in Fairbanks. Working up to the grand opening we experienced every aspect of the new, and forever evolving, marijuana industry. Every high and every low, all the way back from the endless paperwork for licensing to germinating our first seeds, up to present time where we can legally place carefully grown, manicured and fully tested flower into our customers hands in exchange for legal tender. To put it simply, it has been quite the adventure with a wonderful outcome! We are so relieved that what we set out to do is now a reality and benefiting those who have been patiently waiting. However, the first week did not come without some hiccups ranging from issues with our point of sale systems to running through our high quality product quicker than expected. Fortunately, having to work out the kinks and smooth the bumps of starting up a new business, especially in a new industry, was something that we without a doubt expected. Although, what really made us feel good was the people of Fairbanks’ understanding, patience and feedback (dont worry, we got the pre-rolls on lock now 😉 ) during the process of overcoming some of those hurdles.
Over the weekend, specifically Sunday, we were able to take a deep breath and gather ourselves as we hid from the public eye for a day and frantically labelled hundreds of 1 gram pop top containers and filled them with well grown, beautifully manicured marijuana flower for your consumption. We also filled hundred of pre-rolled cones with flower or trim that is now ground up to a perfect consistency to avoid them getting packed too tight and lacking airflow, as some of you have mentioned to us. This is a technique we have began to perfect thanks to the generous feedback you have provided us over the last week. Feedback is something we greatly appreciate because it allows us to improve our business based on the customers praise or concerns, which are the people we are aiming to please. Just to give you some quick updates on our product, we have brought in two new strains, that some of you may have had the opportunity to try out if you made it in on Saturday. The first strain being Cinderella at 20.6% THC and the other being Agent Orange at 16.4% THC. If you like oranges then you will love Agent Orange… It literally smells and taste like a tangerine! The Mauna Kea White Fire OG, grown at Pakalolo Supply co., will be returning by midweek along with 2 previously unreleased strains, but I’m going to have to keep my lips sealed for a couple more days so don’t forget to check back on the PakaBlog! We also have new official hours to bring a little more consistency to our store front which will be Monday through Saturday 3:00pm to 8:00pm. The hours, as well as a google map to find our location, can be found on our Facebook page (dont forget to like us for news and updates!) or our website at http://www.pakalolosupplyco.com. Mahalo!