Marijuana Control Board Weighs Business Ownership, Investment Rules

Alaska's Marijuana Control Board tweaked some rules and left others alone Tuesday, as it combed through the second set of draft regulations.

ALASKA:  Should Alaskans be the only ones allowed to invest in marijuana businesses? What distance should be mandated between a school and a marijuana establishment?

In downtown Anchorage Tuesday, the Marijuana Control Board grappled with these questions as it reviewed the second set of draft regulations, working through each article in turn, and often focusing on areas that had spurred the most public comment.

Tuesday’s meeting was more subdued than the day before, when five businesses that had received cease-and-desist orders spoke out against any actions the state may take to shut them down. On Tuesday, markedly fewer people were in attendance, with around 20 audience members sitting through the meeting.

Read full article @ Alaska Dispatch News

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