The owner of Rapid Analytics said the business remains shut down even though the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) released products the laboratory had previously tested.

The Natchez Democrat reported the owner, Mamie Henry, said her company filed an appeal on January 5 with MSDH of its decision to close the Natchez cannabis testing laboratory. Henry said they’re still waiting to get a hearing date.

Henry told the newspaper they also filed for a protective order in Adams County to protect the samples of products it has tested.

Officials with the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) announced mass re-testing of certain medical cannabis products after a hold was placed on the company on December 21, 2023.

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