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July 19, 2017
Alaska recreational marijuana shop owners eye tourists in push for onsite consumptionAlaska recreational marijuana shop owners eye tourists in push for ...Alaska recreational marijuana shop owners eye tourists in push for onsite consumption
By Bart Schaneman Alaskas recreational marijuana business owners are fighting for the right to outfit their shops with a separate space to accommodate full consumption, including smoking, on their premis ...
By Bart Schaneman Alaskas recreational marijuana business owners are fighting for the right to outfit their shops with a separate space to accommodate full consumption, including smok ...
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August 16, 2017
Sessions hits familiar, doubtful themes on marijuana regulation in letter to AlaskaSessions hits familiar, doubtful themes on marijuana regulation in ...Sessions hits familiar, doubtful themes on marijuana regulation in letter to Alaska
By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Attorney General Jeff Sessions letter to Alaskas governor took a similar tone to his letters to other legal recreational marijuana states, questioning whether the Th ...
By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Attorney General Jeff Sessions letter to Alaskas governor took a similar tone to his letters to other legal recreational marijuana states, questi ...
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October 03, 2017
Alaska Voters Reject Local Bans on Legalized WeedAlaska Voters Reject Local Bans on Legalized WeedAlaska Voters Reject Local Bans on Legalized Weed
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Voters in some parts of Alaska rejected efforts to ban commercial marijuana cultivation and retail sales, three years after the nations largest state passed a voter initiative leg ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Voters in some parts of Alaska rejected efforts to ban commercial marijuana cultivation and retail sales, three years after the nations largest state passed a ...
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December 06, 2017
Alaska Suspends Production License of Major Edible ProducerAlaska Suspends Production License of Major Edible ProducerAlaska Suspends Production License of Major Edible Producer
Photo Nicole Danielson Alaska suspends edibles producer for pesticides and products having more THC than listed. Alaskas Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office has suspended the pr ...
Photo Nicole Danielson Alaska suspends edibles producer for pesticides and products having more THC than listed. Alaskas Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office ...
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January 31, 2017
Could you soon be able to light up in Alaska marijuana shops? Regulators to begin delib...Could you soon be able to light up in Alaska marijuana shops? Regul...Could you soon be able to light up in Alaska marijuana shops? Regulators to begin deliberating
By Mark Thiessen, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska Alaska brothers James and Giono Barrett have a dream: that some of the scores of cruise ship passengers who crowd the state capitals streets each su ...
By Mark Thiessen, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska Alaska brothers James and Giono Barrett have a dream: that some of the scores of cruise ship passengers who crowd the state capi ...
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February 02, 2017
Alaska Cannabis Company Owners See On-Site Consumption As Boon For TourismAlaska Cannabis Company Owners See On-Site Consumption As Boon For ...Alaska Cannabis Company Owners See On-Site Consumption As Boon For Tourism
Alaska brothers James and Giono Barrett have a dream: that some of the scores of cruise ship passengers who crowd the state capitals streets each summer will one day use their shore excur ...
Alaska brothers James and Giono Barrett have a dream: that some of the scores of cruise ship passengers who crowd the state capitals streets each summer will one day u ...
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February 03, 2017
Alaska Won't Allow Cannabis Consumption At Retail OutletsAlaska Won't Allow Cannabis Consumption At Retail OutletsAlaska Won't Allow Cannabis Consumption At Retail Outlets
Marijuana regulators in Alaska on Thursday narrowly rejected a proposal that would have made the state the first in the nation to allow marijuana consumers to use the cannabisthat they bu ...
Marijuana regulators in Alaska on Thursday narrowly rejected a proposal that would have made the state the first in the nation to allow marijuana consumers to use the ...
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February 17, 2017
Marijuana businesses could add up to $5M per year to Alaskan peninsula’s economyMarijuana businesses could add up to $5M per year to Alaskan penin...Marijuana businesses could add up to $5M per year to Alaskan peninsula’s economy
By Associated Press KENAI, Alaska With several marijuana businesses up and running on the Kenai Peninsula in south-central Alaska, industry estimates show the businesses could contribute $5.3 million ann ...
By Associated Press KENAI, Alaska With several marijuana businesses up and running on the Kenai Peninsula in south-central Alaska, industry estimates show the businesses could contrib ...
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February 22, 2017
Alaska MJ entrepreneurs find way to ship product – commercial flightsAlaska MJ entrepreneurs find way to ship product – commercial flightsAlaska MJ entrepreneurs find way to ship product – commercial flights
By John Schroyer The legal marijuana industry in the United States has been built by pioneers willing to risk the wrath of authorities. That tradition is continuing in Alaska, where a retail shop owner h ...
By John Schroyer The legal marijuana industry in the United States has been built by pioneers willing to risk the wrath of authorities. That tradition is continuing in Alaska, where a ...
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May 19, 2017
Alaska cops and prison guards banned from owning or operating cannabis businessesAlaska cops and prison guards banned from owning or operating canna...Alaska cops and prison guards banned from owning or operating cannabis businesses
By The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska The Alaska Police Standards Council has decided officers and prison guards in the state should not be getting involved in the marijuana industry. The council vot ...
By The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska The Alaska Police Standards Council has decided officers and prison guards in the state should not be getting involved in the marijuana indus ...
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May 14, 2016
Alaska: Proposed Cannabis Café Rules Now Available For CommentAlaska: Proposed Cannabis Café Rules Now Available For CommentAlaska: Proposed Cannabis Café Rules Now Available For Comment
I received the following alert out of Alaska: Thanks to pressure from advocates and the public, Alaska will become the first state to allow regulated cannabis cafs later this year! The Marijuana Control B ...
I received the following alert out of Alaska: Thanks to pressure from advocates and the public, Alaska will become the first state to allow regulated cannabis cafs later this year! The ...
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May 18, 2016
Alaska advances compromise to bill for local cannabis business bansAlaska advances compromise to bill for local cannabis business bansAlaska advances compromise to bill for local cannabis business bans
By The Associated Press JUNEAU House and Senate negotiators have advanced legislation that would give unincorporated communities the ability to hold elections to decide whether to prohibit legal Alaska m ...
By The Associated Press JUNEAU House and Senate negotiators have advanced legislation that would give unincorporated communities the ability to hold elections to decide whether to pro ...
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June 09, 2016
Get ready, Alaska! Regulators are gearing up to award first pot licensesGet ready, Alaska! Regulators are gearing up to award first pot lic...Get ready, Alaska! Regulators are gearing up to award first pot licenses
By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska Alaska regulators were poised Thursday to award the first licenses for legal marijuana businesses in the state, another milestone for the fledgling i ...
By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska Alaska regulators were poised Thursday to award the first licenses for legal marijuana businesses in the state, another milestone ...
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June 09, 2016
Alaska Marijuana Regulators Approve First LicensesAlaska Marijuana Regulators Approve First LicensesAlaska Marijuana Regulators Approve First Licenses
By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska regulators were applauded Thursday as they approved the first licenses for legal marijuana growing and testing facilitie ...
By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska regulators were applauded Thursday as they approved the first licenses for legal marijuana growing a ...
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June 11, 2016
Alaska Issues Its First Marijuana Business LicenseAlaska Issues Its First Marijuana Business LicenseAlaska Issues Its First Marijuana Business License
Good news out of Alaska. See the message I received below: Alaska reached yet another historic milestone yesterday when the Marijuana Control Board issued the states first business licenses for those that ...
Good news out of Alaska. See the message I received below: Alaska reached yet another historic milestone yesterday when the Marijuana Control Board issued the states first business lic ...
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October 26, 2016
'Unfair' Rules Proposed For People Who Want To Work In Alaska's Marijuana Shops'Unfair' Rules Proposed For People Who Want To Work In Alaska's Mar...'Unfair' Rules Proposed For People Who Want To Work In Alaska's Marijuana Shops
Alaskas growing marijuana industry is attracting workers, but proposed regulations for employees that many have deemed too harsh may keep industry hopefuls from entering the field. State Marijuana Control ...
Alaskas growing marijuana industry is attracting workers, but proposed regulations for employees that many have deemed too harsh may keep industry hopefuls from entering the field. Sta ...
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November 17, 2016
Alaskan Cannabis Businesses Have To Pay Taxes In Bundles Of CashAlaskan Cannabis Businesses Have To Pay Taxes In Bundles Of CashAlaskan Cannabis Businesses Have To Pay Taxes In Bundles Of Cash
With legal cannabis sales underway in Alaska, growers will soon be submitting their first marijuana tax payments to the state. For most businesses, that wouldnt be a problem: Theyd just cut a check. But s ...
With legal cannabis sales underway in Alaska, growers will soon be submitting their first marijuana tax payments to the state. For most businesses, that wouldnt be a problem: Theyd jus ...
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November 27, 2016
State of Cannabis: AlaskaState of Cannabis: AlaskaState of Cannabis: Alaska
Thisis provingto be a big year for cannabis. As a result, we are ranking the fifty states from worst to best on how they treat cannabis and those who consume it. Each of our State of Cannabis posts will a ...
Thisis provingto be a big year for cannabis. As a result, we are ranking the fifty states from worst to best on how they treat cannabis and those who consume it. Each of our State of C ...
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December 16, 2016
Alaskan Cannabis Store Serves First Customer: 81-Year-Old Who Needs A Sleep AidAlaskan Cannabis Store Serves First Customer: 81-Year-Old Who Needs...Alaskan Cannabis Store Serves First Customer: 81-Year-Old Who Needs A Sleep Aid
Possibly the unlikeliest customer of all became the first person to legally buy marijuana in Alaskas largest city. Anna Ercoli, 81, pulled into Arctic Herberys small parking lot at 8:30 a.m., three and ha ...
Possibly the unlikeliest customer of all became the first person to legally buy marijuana in Alaskas largest city. Anna Ercoli, 81, pulled into Arctic Herberys small parking lot at 8:3 ...
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July 18, 2016
Why Alaska Is Poised To Be The Next AmsterdamWhy Alaska Is Poised To Be The Next AmsterdamWhy Alaska Is Poised To Be The Next Amsterdam
Alaska marijuana regulators aren't ready to buy into Amsterdam-style cannabis cafes just yet and are going back to the public for more feedback. The Marijuana Control Board considered a draft regu ...
Alaska marijuana regulators aren't ready to buy into Amsterdam-style cannabis cafes just yet and are going back to the public for more feedback. The Marijuana Control Board con ...
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July 19, 2016
Alaska tweaks draft rules for use of pot at licensed storesAlaska tweaks draft rules for use of pot at licensed storesAlaska tweaks draft rules for use of pot at licensed stores
By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska Alaska marijuana regulators arent ready to buy into Amsterdam-style cannabis cafes just yet and are going back to the public for more feedback. Earli ...
By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska Alaska marijuana regulators arent ready to buy into Amsterdam-style cannabis cafes just yet and are going back to the public for ...
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March 19, 2018
Alaska House to feds: Stay out of the state’s marijuana industryAlaska House to feds: Stay out of the state’s marijuana industryAlaska House to feds: Stay out of the state’s marijuana industry
JUNEAU, Alaska The Alaska House is asking the federal government not to interfere in state-authorized marijuana businesses. The House voted 38-0 Monday to pass a nonbinding resolution asking the feds to ...
JUNEAU, Alaska The Alaska House is asking the federal government not to interfere in state-authorized marijuana businesses. The House voted 38-0 Monday to pass a nonbinding resolution ...
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August 27, 2018
Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption RulesAlaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption ...Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption Rules
Welcome to Alaska sign on the Yukon Highway (Richard Martin/Flickr) Kate Zawidzki | August 27, 2018 The Alaska Marijuana Control Board, which oversees the states regulatory system for cannabis, has relea ...
Welcome to Alaska sign on the Yukon Highway (Richard Martin/Flickr) Kate Zawidzki | August 27, 2018 The Alaska Marijuana Control Board, which oversees the states regulatory system for ...
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September 06, 2016
More marijuana moves in Alaska: Regulators set to approve retail licensesMore marijuana moves in Alaska: Regulators set to approve retail li...More marijuana moves in Alaska: Regulators set to approve retail licenses
By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska The board regulating Alaskas fledgling legal marijuana industry is expected to approve licenses this week for the states first retail marijuana outle ...
By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska The board regulating Alaskas fledgling legal marijuana industry is expected to approve licenses this week for the states first re ...
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September 08, 2016
Delayed decision: Regulators holding off making rules for Alaska marijuana use in storesDelayed decision: Regulators holding off making rules for Alaska ma...Delayed decision: Regulators holding off making rules for Alaska marijuana use in stores
By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska The board regulating Alaskas fledgling legal marijuana industry started a two-day meeting Wednesday during which it was expected to approve licenses ...
By Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska The board regulating Alaskas fledgling legal marijuana industry started a two-day meeting Wednesday during which it was expected ...
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September 23, 2016
Cannabis Clubs: Lessons From Alaska and DenverCannabis Clubs: Lessons From Alaska and DenverCannabis Clubs: Lessons From Alaska and Denver
Before the wave of cannabis reform that has swept the United States over recent years, Amsterdams cannabis coffee shops were the quintessential international icon of legal cannabis consumption. Yet, even ...
Before the wave of cannabis reform that has swept the United States over recent years, Amsterdams cannabis coffee shops were the quintessential international icon of legal cannabis con ...
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