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Pot puppies get pink slip

...greater than one ounce, the cutoff for legal possession under the ballot measure approved by voters in November.That's not possible...selling well-trained dogs to other states that don't have Ballot Measure 2."Folger said it's possible but "highly unlikely...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-30/pot-puppies-get-pink-slip
State | AK legislature
Criminal pot bills put on hold for rewrite

...Wednesday's hearing and raised their concerns about the old draft of the bill.Karen O'Keefe from the Marijuana Policy Project, which supported the ballot measure legalizing marijuana, said she appreciated that it was being rewritten.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-29/criminal-pot-bills-put-hold-rewrite
State | AK legislature
Marijuana activist plans to open medical pot dispensary

...day recreational marijuana becomes legalized in Alaska under a ballot initiative approved by voters in November.Alaska Cannabis...state not accepting business applications until February 2016.Ballot Measure 2 decriminalizes the possession, use and nonsale transfer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/marijuana-activist-plans-open-medical-p
State
Marijuana activist plans to open medical pot dispensary

...Greene has scheduled the opening for Feb. 24.That's the day recreational marijuana becomes legalized in Alaska under a ballot initiative approved by voters in November. The sale of marijuana remains illegal, with the state not accepting business applications...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/marijuana-activist-plans-open-medical-p
State | AK legislature
City officials weigh fines, regulations for marijuana

...public, Juneau officials are taking their own steps to clarify regulations covering recreational pot in the capital city. The ballot measure passed by Alaska voters in November legalized the use and possession of marijuana and set up similar age and public...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/city-officials-weigh-fines-regulations-
Local
Juneau pools won't change hands just yet

...the public and the fate of Juneau's public swimming pools is hanging in limbo nearly three months after voters approved a ballot measure allowing the Juneau Assembly to create an empowered pool management board. The new Parks and Recreation director...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/juneau-pools-wont-change-hands-just-yet
Local
New version of pot bill scrapped

...Judiciary Committee's Senate Bill 30 is intended to decriminalize modest amounts of marijuana following a voter-approved ballot measure in November. But instead of removing the drug from the state's list of controlled substances, the bill would instead...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/new-version-pot-bill-scrapped
State | AK legislature
Senators take first crack at pot rules

...voters."Nearly 53 percent of Alaska voters were in favor of legalization during the November election.The crafters of the ballot measure want municipalities, the Alcohol Beverage Control Board or a marijuana board created by the Legislature to make the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-23/senators-take-first-crack-pot-rules
State | AK legislature
Gasol brothers to start NBA All-Star game; Lowry gets spot

...Mike Budenholzer (Atlanta) of the East would determine who replaces an injured player in the lineup.The NBA changed the ballot this year to include all active players, rather than just 60 per conference. The results included five first-time starters...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-23/gasol-brothers-start-nba-all-star-game
Sports
State to begin counting more than 53,000 absentee, questioned ballots

...than 53,000 absentee and questioned ballots on Tuesday in an effort to resolve the...begin counting the absentee and questioned ballots at several regional voting centers across...counted includes 32,075 full absentee ballots and 2,443 partially voted absentee ballots...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-11/state-begin-counting-more-53000-absente
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