A KENDAL grandmother had her market stall closed over concerns about the cannabis oil products she was selling.
After four days’ trading at Kendal Indoor Market, Susan Ruddy said she arrived for work to find a sheet over her table saying the stall was for rent.
Mrs Ruddy said she felt “aggrieved” because the food supplement drops and tabs she was selling were “perfectly legal”, but having the stall shut down gave the impression they were “something a bit dodgy”.
She told the Gazette she had set up the business venture with friend Caz Boardley, investing nearly £2,000 in stock and getting approval for the stall from a South Lakeland District Council market inspector.
She said on the second day of trading a different inspector expressed a doubt about whether the products should be on sale. On the fifth morning she arrived to