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Alaska Legislature Approves Resolution Urging Federal Government to Respect Their State’s Marijuana Law

Alaska’s full legislature has passed a resolution urging the federal government to respect their marijuana laws, and to consider a change in federal law. House Joint Resolution No. 21 was passed unanimously by both the House and Senate. The House concurred with the Senate’s version on April 20. The resolution urges the federal government” to respect …

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Alaska Senate Passes Resolution Urging Feds to Respect State Marijuana Laws, Reconsider Marijuana as Schedule 1 Drug

A resolution urging the federal government to respect Alaska’s marijuana legalization law, and to consider a change in federal law, has been passed by the state’s full Senate. House Joint Resolution No. 21 urges the federal government” to respect the authority of the state to regulate marijuana use, production, and distribution and to honor previous …

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Alaska House Unanimously Approves Resolution Urging Feds to Respect Their Marijuana Law

Alaska’s House of Representatives is formally calling on the federal government to respect their marijuana laws. The House on Monday voted unanimously, 38 to 0, to pass a resolution asking the federal government to respect Alaska’s law that allows, regulates and taxes marijuana use, production and distribution. According to the Associated Press, the resolution also urges …

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Alaska Garners Nearly $600k in Marijuana Taxes for July, Highest Month Yet

Alaska earned nearly $600,000 in taxes from marijuana sales in July, the most since the state began legal marijuana sales. In total Alaska garnered $577,901 in taxes from legal marijuana sales in July; this is according to the state’s Department of Revenue. The nearly $600,000 in taxes made in July is roughly a third of …

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Alaska Officials Vote to Allow On-Site Consumption of Marijuana at Retail Outlets

The Alaska Marijuana Control Board’s has voted 3 to 2 to establish rules allowing marijuana to be consumed on-site at licensed retail outlets. The approved proposal includes a specific set of rules and guidelines that would make Alaska the first state where on-site consumption of recreational marijuana is allowed at retail outlets. These include requiring …

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State’s First-Ever Cannabis Retail Outlet OKed in Alaska

By Associated Press Alaska marijuana regulators have approved the first permit for a cannabis retail store. The Alaska Marijuana Control Board on Thursday approved the permit for Frozen Budz, which will be located in Fairbanks. Co-owner Destiny Neade received a round of applause from the audience and clapped herself. As she walked back to her seat, …

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Alaska Officials Vote to Allow On-Site Cannabis Consumption at Retail Outlets

By Associated Press The board tasked with writing rules for Alaska’s recreational marijuana industry voted Friday to allow for people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it, a first among the four states that have legalized the drug. The 3-2 vote by the Marijuana Control Board also changed the definition of the …

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Cannabis Possession and Cultivation Now Legal in Alaska

In Alaska, it’s now legal for those 21 and older to possess up to an ounce of cannabis, and to cultivate up to six cannabis plants. Ballot Measure 2, which was approved by voters in 2014 and officially became law at 12:00AM on February 24th, also makes the distribution of cannabis legal through state-licensed cannabis …

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Cannabis Legalization Goes Into Effect Tomorrow in Alaska

Starting tomorrow, February 24th in Alaska, it will be entirely legal under state law for those 21 and older to possess up to an ounce of cannabis, and to cultivate up to six cannabis plants. This is due to Ballot Measure 2, approved by voters in 2014, becoming law. Ballot Measure 2 also legalized the …

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Cannabis Possession and Cultivation Becomes Legal in Alaska Tuesday, February 24th

Starting Tuesday, February 24th, the possession and private cultivation of cannabis will be legal in Alaska thanks to the voter-approved passage of Ballot Measure 2. As part of the new law, those in Alaska who are 21 and older will be authorized to possess up to an ounce of cannabis, and will be legally allowed …

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