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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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Washington State’s Initial Batch of Recreational Cannabis Retail Outlets Announced

The Washington State Liquor Control Board issued the first two dozen licenses this morning for recreational cannabis retail outlets, which will be authorized to open their doors to anyone 21 and older beginning tomorrow, after a 24-hour moratorium on sales ends. Here’s a list of the initial approved locations (more are expected to be announced …

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Feds to Soon Release Memo Giving OK to Cannabis Banking

Cannabis businesses wanting the ability to bank legitimately are likely to get at least a “yellow light” allowing them to do so as soon as the new year, says Jack Finlaw, Chief Legal Counsel for Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. “What we’re being told,” says Finlaw, “is probably in the first quarter of 2014 there will be …

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