Alaska bill would force some marijuana criminal possession records permanently deleted

Posted by - April 21, 2022

Years after legalizing cannabis, Alaska is making changes to protect those wrongly punished Legislation that would take some low-level marijuana possession records off the books was approved on a special date yesterday by the Alaska House of Representatives. CourtView, an online database that allows anyone to view criminal charges and convictions in the state, could

Alaska to allow twice the previous THC limit in marijuana edibles

Posted by - August 13, 2021

The state’s increase in THC limits could lead to a decrease in prices The marijuana products that different manufacturers and retailers are bringing to the Alaska market may soon come with double the potency, a move that could definitely cause a major boom in overall sales. As reported by the Anchorage Daily News, the new

Cannabis consumption lounges in Alaska ready to move beyond COVID-19

Posted by - March 24, 2021

The gathering places for cannabis users were put on hold due to the pandemic Alaska took a curious initiative last year, where it formally approved several licenses for two salons to become places for cannabis consumption. It is very difficult that this type of business has been seen before, which makes Alaska a pioneer of

Alaska introduces new rules for the hemp industry

Posted by - April 7, 2020

The new guidelines clarify agriculture and cultivation policies for hemp farms In the middle of the global coronavirus pandemic, Alaska agriculture officials are making efforts to limit the need for businesses to take in-person trips to their office. The Division of Agriculture in Alaska is following social distancing but hasn’t stopped working, the new rules

On-site consumption now possible at Alaska dispensaries

Posted by - January 29, 2020

Alaska is taking a huge step forward with cannabis consumption in public venues Like any new legislation that becomes active in a jurisdiction, there are many details that will arise as an issue during the different periods after the legislation’s launch. Alaska was one of the four states that legalized cannabis first and it has

Alaska governor reassigns cannabis proponent to board

Posted by - August 23, 2019

Lawmakers reject the governor’s anti-cannabis choice Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, not exactly the biggest cannabis fan in the world, thought bringing an anti-cannabis person to the state’s Marijuana Control Board (MCB) would help keep a healthy balance of opinions. Secretly, he was probably hoping that it would actually lead to the state instituting further control on

Anchorage could legalize on-site marijuana consumption

Posted by - June 17, 2019

The move comes following authorization by state lawmakers A little more than two months ago, Alaska lawmakers decided to allow on-site marijuana consumption, with certain exceptions, at different venues. In doing so, the state became the first to authorize the activity, but it hasn’t caught on. This could change soon, though, as Anchorage is reportedly

Fairbanks, AL says yes to cannabis cafes

Posted by - April 25, 2019

The Fairbanks City Council signs off on an ordinance to allow on-site cannabis consumption First, there was a no. Then, there was a yes. Fairbanks, AL has reversed an ordinance previously approved that had banned on-site cannabis consumption, now allowing the practice to take place. The ordinance was approved by a vote of 4-2. David

Juneau bill would allow marijuana cafes in dispensaries

Posted by - April 10, 2019

The city could become one of the few in the country to authorize the activity Juneau, AK is considering allowing cannabis users to consume inside businesses such as retail dispensaries. A measure is being considered by the city that would open the doors to the activity, but there is still a significant amount of resistance.

Alaska approves on-site marijuana consumption

Posted by - March 13, 2019

The state becomes the first in the U.S. to legalize on-site consumption As the marijuana industry in the U.S. continues to evolve, another first has now taken place. Alaska lawmakers have approved, and the state’s lieutenant governor has signed, a bill that allows adults 21 years old or older to purchase and consume marijuana in