Alaska farmers push for hemp legalization – Cannabis News

Alaska became the third state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2015, but it’s not exactly ahead of the curve on hemp, which comes from the same plant.

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Alaska farmers push for hemp legalization – Cannabis News

Alaska became the third state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2015, but it’s not exactly ahead of the curve on hemp, which comes from the same plant.

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Alaska: State receiving first tax payments from marijuana businesses – Cannabis News

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Tax dollars from Alaska’s new marijuana industry have finally begun flowing into state coffers, with the first cash payments from pot businesses being made in Anchorage this week.

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Alaska: State receiving first tax payments from marijuana businesses – Cannabis News

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Tax dollars from Alaska’s new marijuana industry have finally begun flowing into state coffers, with the first cash payments from pot businesses being made in Anchorage this week.

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Alaska shop set to offer state’s first legal marijuana sales – Cannabis News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A store in Alaska is set to be the first in the state offering retail marijuana sales, with the grand opening scheduled for Saturday at what the operators are calling "high noon."

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Alaska shop set to offer state’s first legal marijuana sales – Cannabis News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A store in Alaska is set to be the first in the state offering retail marijuana sales, with the grand opening scheduled for Saturday at what the operators are calling "high noon."

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Alaska: Marijuana fees generate funds for student travel in Sitka – Cannabis News

Student activities in Sitka are getting a boost from the marijuana industry.

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Alaska: Marijuana fees generate funds for student travel in Sitka – Cannabis News

Student activities in Sitka are getting a boost from the marijuana industry.

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U.S. Military To Soldiers: No Marijuana Festivals – Cannabis News

Army officials in Alaska remind troops to stay away from cannabis-themed festivities.

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Alaska’s first commercial retail cannabis businesses receive state approval – Cannabis News

The state approved its first licenses for commercial cannabis businesses Thursday, a major step for prospective retailers hoping to open shop before year’s end.

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Alaska’s first commercial retail cannabis businesses receive state approval – Cannabis News

The state approved its first licenses for commercial cannabis businesses Thursday, a major step for prospective retailers hoping to open shop before year’s end.

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Hemp proposed as agricultural crop for Alaska – Cannabis News

Though commercial marijuana became legal in Alaska in February 2015, hemp is not yet legal.

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Hemp proposed as agricultural crop for Alaska – Cannabis News

Though commercial marijuana became legal in Alaska in February 2015, hemp is not yet legal.

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Alaska's Pot Cafes Will Give Patrons A Taste Of Cannabis – Marijuana News

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Alaska is about to become the first state to have pot cafes where people can buy and consume marijuana, similar to Amsterdam. Right now, that's not legal in other states that have recreational marijuana.

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Lighting up in Alaska pot shops: Fairbanks officials mixed on new regulation – Marijuana News

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FAIRBANKS — Alaska is on track to be the first state in the nation to allow for the consumption of marijuana in retail stores in which it is purchased.

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Lighting up in Alaska pot shops: Fairbanks officials mixed on new regulation – Marijuana News

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FAIRBANKS — Alaska is on track to be the first state in the nation to allow for the consumption of marijuana in retail stores in which it is purchased.

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Alaska regulators are 1st to OK marijuana use at pot shops – Marijuana News

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- The board tasked with writing rules for Alaska's recreational marijuana industry voted Friday to allow for people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it, a first among the four states that have legalized the drug.

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Sarah Palin says marijuana legalization is 'absolutely no big deal' – Marijuana News

 Sarah Palin speaking in Elon, NC during the 2008 Presidential Campaign. Image: Therealbs2002 via Wikimedia Commons

Sarah Palin believes America has more important things to worry about than the marijuana legalization debate.

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Anchorage woman offers free marijuana trade to fight spice synthetic drug epidemic

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ANCHORAGE – While many health officials are mulling over the best way to tackle the spice epidemic in Anchorage, one resident says handing out free marijuana may be the answer.
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Public comment sought in shaping marijuana regulations in Alaska

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ANCHORAGE – Outside of Monday’s Marijuana Control Board meeting in Anchorage, people held signs that said things like: “respect the vote,” “cannabis is not spice,” and “support small growers.”
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