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As Legislature prepares to pass the baton on marijuana

...don't fall apart. The red-haired former municipal prosecutor for Anchorage is in charge of the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, the parent agency of the new marijuana board.Even before the Legislature gave her the OK, she pressed...
State | AK legislature
Marijuana board bill advances in Legislature

...marijuana regulation system will cost almost $1.6 million.Cynthia Franklin, director of the state's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, would also be director of the new marijuana board. In testimony, she said the marijuana industry is expected...
State | AK legislature
House committee plans new draft of marijuana crime bill

...scheduled for Wednesday. The scheduled end of session is April 19.Cynthia Franklin, director of the state Alcoholic Beverage Control board, which is responsible for drafting marijuana regulations unless a marijuana board is created, told the...
Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...drug remains on the federal controlled substances list.Wielechowski and Gardner's amendments failed. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Director Cynthia Franklin said the board, which is tasked with regulating the drug unless a marijuana control...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers work on marijuana board bill, state seeks members

...share staff and resources with the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.The voter initiative legalizing recreational marijuana directed the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to write the regulations for a new marijuana...
Lawmakers amend marijuana crimes bill

...would give regulators some enforcement authority over marijuana businesses in response to a concern raised by Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Executive Director Cynthia Franklin.Earlier this week, the committee introduced a draft of the crimes...
State | AK legislature
Bethel residents urge council to protest liquor store plans $20 million commercial building.The application is expected to be submitted in April to the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board. The Alaska Commercial Co. also is seeking an alcohol sales license for the remaining grocery store in...
Bethel Native Corp. subsidiary plans local liquor store

...expected to be submitted in April to the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.Local legal sales of alcohol have the support...prompting application rejections by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.Residents currently can possess alcohol...
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...disability payments. HB115Demands the federal government transfer land to the state of Alaska. HB116The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board can keep operating through 2018. HB117Every police department in the state has to report the number of...
State | AK legislature
Gov. wants pot board

...Bill Walker introduced a bill Monday that would establish a Marijuana Control Board separate from the state Alcoholic Beverage Control board that's ramping up to craft regulations for legal pot sales.Possession of an ounce or less of marijuana...
State | AK legislature


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