My Turn: Marijuana before education: Pace of policy changes tell of importance

...of time from, for being patient and, more importantly, transparent. I thank the Marijuana Control Board and the Alcohol Beverage Control Board for making a future of legal cannabis entrepreneurship a possibility.I will be waiting patiently as these rules...
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...
State | Local | AK legislature
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...
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 To submit...
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...
Board to meet on marijuana emergency regulation

JUNEAU - The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board plans to meet next week to decide whether to for criminal offenses.Under the initiative, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is in charge of writing regulations for the industry...
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...
State | AK legislature
Governor signs bill creating Marijuana Control Board

...rulemaking for the industry to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board unless the Legislature...calls for the director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to serve as director of...and for paid staff to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to serve as staff for the...
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.
Becoming Alaskan: The first time I met the governor, I trapped myself in the basement

...I surveyed the left side of the house. No doors there, just a porch full of tailored individuals sipping tasty-looking beverages in the sun. Around the back of the house I went, past the rented port-a-potty - still no door. Making almost a complete...


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