CannaCon Goes North to Alaska Sept 9 & 10th

CannaCon is coming to Alaska Sept 9&10

65 Exhibitors, 25 Speakers and Hundreds of Industry Pioneers Fire Up Alaska’s Legal Cannabis Industry WASHINGTON: CannaCon, the world’s largest cannabis trade show, announced its list of featured speakers for CannaCon Anchorage. An all-star lineup of cannabis industry business leaders will kick off the launch of Alaska’s recreational marijuana market as CannaCon comes to Anchorage, Sept. 9-10, Read the full article…

The Cannabis Industry Is Coming To Anchorage Alaska

Alaskans can currently lawfully possess up to four ounces of marijuana in their homes for personal use [and cultivate up to 25 plants], but still risk prosecution under existing state and federal statutes.

ALASKA:  Alaska is the next US state that will soon be selling recreational marijuana, and the cannabis industry is watching with keen anticipation. The Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office issued its first licenses for cannabis producers and testing facilities this month.   Retail licenses are to be given out in September. In anticipation of the opening Read the full article…

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 Read the full article…

Marijuana Businesses Clash With Law Enforcement Ahead Of Legalization

Owners of a marijuana delivery company claim that Anchorage police officers are stealing from them, taking their cars and all the cash and pot inside.

ALASKA:  Owners of a marijuana delivery company claim that Anchorage police officers are stealing from them, taking their cars and all the cash and pot inside. Tuesday evening near Lake Otis Parkway and Dowling Road, APD seized another car from Absolutely Chronic Delivery Company. “I just want them to leave us alone,” said Nicole Meyer-Crites, Read the full article…

Alaska Police Raid Former TV Anchor Charlo Greene’s Marijuana Dispensary

Anchorage police served search warrants at the Alaska Cannabis Club after receiving reports of illegal marijuana sales.

ALASKA:  Anchorage police served search warrants at marijuana activist Charlo Greene’s Alaska Cannabis Club after receiving reports of illegal marijuana sales. The police took marijuana and impounded a Dodge Dakota and a Jeep Liberty on Friday, KTUU reported. Greene is a former television reporter who gained notoriety when she quit her job on live TV in September with an Read the full article…

Despite Legal Issues, Alaska Marijuana Delivery Service Is Open For Business

More than a month away before marijuana legalization goes into effect, at least one marijuana delivery service is openly selling pot.

ALASKA:  At least one marijuana delivery service is openly selling pot in Southcentral Alaska, more than a month before the ballot initiative that legalized recreational marijuana use in the state officially goes into effect. “Technically we are acting [rogue] … but look forward to being legal soon,” reads the website of Discreet Deliveries, which offers to drop off up Read the full article…

Assembly Kills Proposal To Ban Marijuana Sales In Anchorage, Alaska

The Assembly voted 9-2 just after 10 p.m. to kill the measure. Only members Amy Demboski and Paul Honeman supported the measure.  Demboski introduced the proposal last month, hoping the city would take a “wait and see approach" as state lawmakers craft marijuana regulations.

ALASKA: An ordinance that would have banned commercial marijuana in Anchorage failed after four hours of public testimony and debate in Assembly chambers Tuesday night. The Assembly voted 9-2 just after 10 p.m. to kill the measure. Only members Amy Demboski and Paul Honeman supported the measure.  Demboski introduced the proposal last month, hoping the city would take Read the full article…

Alaska Medical marijuana provider busted again

Sugar Green owner busted again

ALASKA: The owner of a medical marijuana service was busted for a second time this year after visiting the Alaska State Trooper Post in Palmer while free on bail from felony marijuana charges. Troopers say 43-year-old Adrienne L. Schenfele was leaving the parking lot of the Palmer cop shop after attempting to retrieve property. Schenfele Read the full article…