Instagram continues to frustrate legal cannabis companies in Canada, with what some business owners are deeming to be random and arbitrary enforcement actions. 

Leafly spoke with three legal cannabis retailers who have had their accounts deleted in the past few weeks, one a non-medical store in Alberta, one a medical cannabis retailer in Ontario, and the third a non-medical retailer in Toronto.

The actions, they all say, came with no opportunity to appeal or even get details on the decision. 

Ryan Roch, the owner of Lakeburn Cannabis, an independent cannabis retailer in Alberta, says he recently woke up to a message from Instagram telling him he needed to change his phone number.

“Instagram asked me for a phone number change and when that…

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