On the topic of pot: Legalization and law

...ballot measure. The law will take effect 90 days after the election was certified, officially Feb. 25, 2015.Alaska isn' on products and real risks or benefits identified."The election revealed there are people who still have, to varying degrees...
Walker considers pot sales delay

...that adults no longer would be arrested under state law for possessing up to an ounce of pot outside their homes 90 days after election results were certified, which works out to be Feb. 24.The state has nine months after the law's effective date to create...
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...obligation to even speak with us on these issues."He said he was discouraged at Sen. Mark Begich's defeat in last month's elections. All of Alaska's congressional delegation has expressed concern about the issue, sending a letter to Sec. of State John...
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...bus station, killing at least 60 people and wounding more than 120 in the two Shiite holy cities. In Baghdad, three Iraqi election officials were killed execution-style by insurgents. Time magazine named President George W. Bush its Person of the Year...
Penn's top picks

...for joy during a Juneau Jazz & Classics concert; an intent election official scrutinizes a questioned ballot during the statewide...and covered international events including the Nicaraguan elections and Armenia's struggle for freedom. But he missed Alaska...
Alaska Editorial: Walker takes office amid state revenue downturn

...Monday afternoon, Alaska's 11th governor officially took office. By Gov. Bill Walker's own reckoning, the time between Election Day Nov. 4 and his inauguration had been a whirlwind. "I never thought I'd be sitting where I'm sitting," he told...
Alaska election workers to resume count of ballots determined as early as Friday when election workers resume counting at least 33...questioned ballots from the Nov. 4 general election.Independent candidate Bill Walker leads...Sean Parnell by about 4,000 votes.Elections director Gail Fenumiai said votes will...
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

Whatever one thinks of the 2014 election results, on one fact all Alaskans can agree: A Republican majority in the U.S. Senate places Alaska's senior senator in...
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums, Linda Thibodeau, didn't know, either.Antonson suggested the Division of Elections might know, but director Gail Fenumiai said her "totally uneducated" guess would be that if governors were elected in non-consecutive...
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...MarijuanaInitiativePublicInterestForm.aspx.On Nov. 4, Alaskans voted to legalize and regulate marijuana sales and use. The election results were certified in late November; the new marijuana law takes effect 90 days later. After that, the ABC board has...


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