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Gonzales store busted for fake pot

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GONZALES, LA (WAFB) -

A Gonzales convenience store has had its license to sell alcohol and tobacco suspended for allegedly selling synthetic marijuana.

Investigators with the ATC and Gonzales Police conducted a sting operation at the Cajun Food Mart on North Burnside Ave. that resulted in 281 packs of fake pot being seized.

The Louisiana State Police Crime lab confirmed that the seized packets contained synthetic marijuana.

A hearing is scheduled Monday with the owners of the convenience store.

The store faces a $140,000 fine and could lose its alcohol and tobacco permits.

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