Conservative Coalition Forms To Support Marijuana Legalization

The only way to find out if the public sentiment matches the private one is to wait for the election returns on Nov. 4.

ALASKA:  This spring, the Alaska Republican Party came out against an initiative that would regulate marijuana like alcohol. Now, some conservatives are formally declaring their support for Proposition 2. Talk radio host Eddie Burke is part of the three-person outreach team. “When you start breaking down those liberty and freedom issues, that’s when people understand Read the full article…

Alaska Support Industry Alliance Comes Out Against Marijuana Legalization

Homegrown is all right with me.

ALASKA:  The Alaska Support Industry Alliance board of directors voted unanimously to oppose the ballot measure that would legalize recreational marijuana in Alaska. Alliance General Manager Rebecca Logan said 29 of the board’s 43 members voted to oppose the measure in a meeting last week. They also voted to oppose Ballot Measure 4, an act Read the full article…

Alaska Will Vote On The Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana In November

It’s past time the Tories put an end to their dopey huffing and puffing and gave police officers the discretion to hand out tickets for small-potatoes toking.

ALASKA:  Since Colorado began selling legalized recreational marijuana January 1, 2014, and Washington followed on July 8, 2014, the rest of the country has been wondering which state will be next, and while Oregon has been on the tips of most people’s tongues, it could also be Alaska that becomes the next to capitalize on Read the full article…

Missed Deadline Pushes Alaska Marijuana Initiatives To General Election

The switch would happen because of a constitutional rule requiring a 120-day waiting period after a legislative session before an initiative can be put to a vote. It would affect ballot questions to slow down the proposed Pebble Mine, to regulate marijuana like alcohol, and to hike the minimum wage.

ALASKA:  Because the Legislature did not meet its midnight deadline, three citizen’s initiatives are expected to be moved from the August primary to the November general election. The switch would happen because of a constitutional rule requiring a 120-day waiting period after a legislative session before an initiative can be put to a vote. It Read the full article…

Time to take the high road and legalize marijuana – at the federal level

A volunteer displays jars of dried cannabis buds at the La Brea Collective medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.

“Not tenable”. This is how western Washington US Attorney Jenny Durkan assessed the state’s poorly-regulated medical cannabis program in 2013. Igor Grant, director of the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at UC San Diego, used the same words to challenge the Drug Enforcement Administration’s categorization of marijuana as a Schedule I drug. And after years of reporting across the Read the full article…

Cannabis Course Coming To Alaska

For a pre-registration fee of $420 dollars they say they can help the average Alaskan figure out if being in the business of marijuana is for them.

ALASKA:  The Alaska Cannabis Institute wants to educate Alaskans about the business of marijuana and make some good money while doing it. For a pre-registration fee of $420 dollars they say they can help the average Alaskan figure out if being in the business of marijuana is for them. Of course that would all be Read the full article…