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Marijuana board holds first meeting, wants laws changed

...has proved to be a problem.Cynthia Franklin, the executive director of the Marijuana Control Board and the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, said the words are already clearly defined in state law and the definition doesn't include villages or unincorporated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-05/marijuana-board-holds-first-meeting-wan
State
Alaska is beating drunk driving

...anti-drunk driving efforts."That started with MADD," explained Cynthia Franklin, executive director of the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and Anchorage's former municipal prosecutor. "It started with a small grassroots movement."National legislation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/alaska-beating-drunk-driving
State
First marijuana industry public comment period will end Sunday

...from producing marijuana for personal use.The full draft set of regulations is available online from the Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control at http://commerce.state.ak.us/dnn/Portals/9/pub/MJregs_PublicNoticeForm_Set1.pdf. To submit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-19/first-marijuana-industry-public-comment
State
Alcohol board takes up first draft of pot rules

You still can't smoke marijuana in public.On Thursday, the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board voted unanimously to make permanent the emergency order issued by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott on Feb. 24, the date...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-01/alcohol-board-takes-first-draft-pot-rul
State | Local | AK legislature
East Glacier Trail opens; users cautioned about bear activity

...the Visitor Center, in a release. "Give bears plenty of space, do not approach them, back away if necessary, don't let them obtain any food or beverage, and keep your dog leashed," said Stephanie Sell, ADF&G Area Biologist.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/east-glacier-trail-opens-users-cautioned-
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State sees huge interest in new pot board

...by Feb. 24, 2016.Without a Marijuana Control Board, responsibility for the new industry stays with the Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, which has already had one marijuana meeting.Tom Manning is the newest member of the alcohol board. Co-owner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/state-sees-huge-interest-new-pot-board
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HIGHER EDUCATION: State releases updated regulation schedule

...commercial marijuana industry through delay. The next big deadline is Nov. 24, 2015. That's the deadline for the alcoholic beverage control board (or the Marijuana Control Board) to adopt regulations for a commercial industry.Remember, until a Marijuana...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/james-brooks/2015-06-04/higher-education-state
HIGHER EDUCATION: The local option

...marijuana, but it might soon be able to ban its sale. The first set of marijuana regulations being considered by the alcoholic beverage control board (public comment on the set opened May 19 and closes June 20, email john.calder@alaska.gov to submit yours...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/james-brooks/2015-06-05/higher-education-local
Board to meet on marijuana emergency regulation

JUNEAU - The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board plans to meet next week to decide whether to consider...law for criminal offenses.Under the initiative, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is in charge of writing regulations for the industry...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-17/board-meet-marijuana-emergency-regulati
State | AK legislature
Gov. wants pot board

...Gov. 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 became...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-24/gov-wants-pot-board
State | AK legislature

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