House Panel Bill Rewrite Will Move Marijuana To Regulated Substances List

The House Judiciary Committee plans to move marijuana from the state’s list of controlled substances to regulated substances.

ALASKA:  The House Judiciary Committee plans to move marijuana from the state’s list of controlled substances to regulated substances, its chairwoman announced Friday. The move to rewrite Senate Bill 30, which chiefly deals with updating the state’s existing criminal code, is a departure from the approach taken by the Senate but one state officials say Read the full article…

House Panel Advances Bill Creating Alaska Marijuana Control Board

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ALASKA:  A bill to create a marijuana board moved forward in the House on Wednesday. The House Judiciary Committee advanced a new version of a bill to create a board to help regulate the commercial marijuana industry. It now goes to House Finance for consideration. The bill, introduced by Gov. Bill Walker, would create a Read the full article…

Alaska Trim 4 Vets Seeks To Help Veterans Access Medical Marijuana

police groups and Hickenlooper, a Democrat, have called on lawmakers to curb the practice of assisting other recreational pot users.

ALASKA:  Medical marijuana can help military veterans in many ways. A lot of veterans suffer aches and pains related to their service, and they deserve to use medical marijuana if they want to. Medical marijuana can also help with PTSD, which is something that many veterans deal with on a daily basis. It’s often hard Read the full article…

Alaska House Passes Marijuana Regulation Bill

A word of advice to Oregonians who plan to grow marijuana in their backyards: Don't brag on Twitter or proudly post photos of your budding crop on Facebook.

ALASKA:  The state House Thursday afternoon passed a bill that would clarify municipal regulation of marijuana businesses and define the number of plants allowed per household. House Bill 75 clarifies municipalities’ processes for registering marijuana businesses; authorizes “marijuana clubs” where the substance could be consumed; gives municipalities power to establish civil and criminal penalties for Read the full article…

Wasilla Pulls Back From Tough New Marijuana Laws

Some of Alaska’s strictest municipal regulations on marijuana got rolled back Monday night in light of concerns that patients could violate state law.

ALASKA:  The “Smoothie Lady” can celebrate: some of Alaska’s strictest municipal regulations on marijuana got rolled back Monday night in light of concerns that they could violate state law. The Wasilla City Council voted 4-2 to remove a local prohibition on cooking marijuana edibles — which includes everything from cannabis butter to brownies to smoothies — in a 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…

Alaska Lawmakers Amend Marijuana Crimes Bill

The Senate Finance Committee on Friday further amended the bill that would update state laws following the legalization of recreational marijuana.

ALASKA:  The Senate Finance Committee on Friday further amended the bill that would update state laws following the legalization of recreational marijuana. Now, the bill would prohibit the commercial and retail marijuana industry from the parts of the state’s unorganized borough that are not in a municipality. The bill would allow established villages to opt Read the full article…

Cannabis 101: Residents School City’s Committee On Marijuana

Juneau city officials were given a weed education on Thursday by concerned citizens and marijuana entrepreneurs.

ALASKA:  City officials got their hands on some pot Thursday, even if just for educational purposes during a public meeting. A small group of concerned citizens headed by James and Giono Barrett, who are planning to open a marijuana business when such establishments become legal next year, wheeled a cart of plants into the City Read the full article…

Alaska Lawmakers Consider New Approach To Marijuana Legalization

After the proposal to change the law governing ganja there have been some major concerns expressed from a few quarters of the Jamaican society.

ALASKA:  A Senate committee is considering a new approach to decriminalizing marijuana. The Senate Finance Committee on Monday heard about a new draft of the bill intended to decriminalize possession, growth and transportation of limited amounts of marijuana for adults 21 years and older. The draft would list marijuana as a controlled substance, but include Read the full article…

Alaska Lawmakers Hold Marijuana Show And Tell

Washington voters won’t be asked this fall if they want to keep changes made this spring to the state’s medical marijuana laws.

ALASKA:  Alaska lawmakers on Friday used a committee hearing to learn more about marijuana as they work on regulating it. The House Judiciary Committee has spent the past several weeks discussing a bill to decriminalize recreational marijuana and make other uses and acts illegal. On Friday, they had the opportunity to see and smell – Read the full article…