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Ketchikan assembly vows to wait before voting on pot ban

...would have prohibited commercial cultivation, processing, manufacturing and retail sale of marijuana and related food products. It wouldn't affect personal use of pot, which becomes legal, with limitations, Feb. 24.It was proposed by...
State | AK legislature
Two food recalls hit state

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation reports two different recalls for food products that have been distributed in Alaska.Vita Food Products, Inc. has issued a recall for 4-ounce, vacuum-sealed retail packages of Vita Classic...
A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

...extractors that can turn 15 pounds of marijuana flower into 3 pounds of concentrated oil that can be used either in food products or eaten as is.There were vendors offering butane, propane, hexane, helium and argon; and hemp rolling papers...
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress reducing plastics made from petrochemicals. The products can range from hard plastics to thin films that cover food products. The food sector alone, including beverages, accounts for nearly two-thirds of global packaging from non-biodegradable...
Empire Editorial: Protect Alaska seafood by banning Russian imports your freezer.On Aug. 7, in retaliation for American sanctions, Russia banned the importation of most foreign food products. Russia imports salmon roe and smolt, hake, pollock and other fish products caught here in Alaska. Russia is a...
2013 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year announced

...cabbage, tomatoes, strawberries and more. Becky Gardner's dandelion jelly, ginger-rhubarb jam and other prepared food products are famous amongst her friends.Stockwell and Gardner partner with Colony Next Step - part of a school district program...
Fill fall's long cold nights with arts

...summer season at the will be the Juneau Food Festival next Saturday, Aug. 31, featuring locally grown foods and food products. JAHC's indefatigable staff are still looking for volunteers to help at the Food Festival next week and can be reached...
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger a statement that his group estimates that food manufacturers have voluntarily lowered the amount of trans fats in food products by 73 percent.The group, which represents the country's largest food companies, did not speculate on a reasonable...
A king without its crown levels that would pose a public health concern. This is true for both FDA-regulated food products imported from Japan and U.S. domestic food products, including seafood caught off the coast of the United States."The notice went on to...
State | Local
Organizers of popular seafood event look beyond Alaska

...Symphony of Seafood is about to conquer a new frontier outside the state. This winter, the popular contest for new food products based on Alaska-caught fish will be held in "a large metropolitan area" in the Lower 48, said Marc Jones, executive...


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