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...with the state constitution, which says the power of taxation shall never be surrendered. Al Anders of the organization Free Hemp said the sponsors will rewrite the initiative and try again. The initiative sponsors have the right to change their bill...
Lt. governor's contest attracts Alaska activists

...pot-legalization group Nevadans for Responsible Law Enforcement. A message left there was not returned. Anders was chairman of Free Hemp, which backed a 2000 Alaska initiative doing away with civil and criminal penalties for adults using marijuana or other...
Marijuana legalization group brings effort to Juneau

...organizing campaign material. The group Free Hemp in Alaska is giving its legalization...limiting marijuana use in public. Free Hemp in Alaska organizer Evan Pederson...voted no and 47 percent voted yes. Free Hemp in Alaska has until Nov. 19 to collect...
Sponsors of pot initiative sue the state

...initiative to decriminalize marijuana are suing the state to try to get the measure on the ballot. Ken Jacobus, attorney for Free Hemp in Alaska, filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Anchorage Superior Court, arguing the group should be able to get its initiative...
One legislative-move sponsor active in politics

...session-move initiative partly because the AIP favors it. Chryson has supported other initiatives and made donations to Free Hemp In Alaska in its quest to legalize marijuana, and to the group Save Your Dividend in its campaign to fight use of permanent...
Battle of the ballot

...campaign.'' Two groups, Hemp2000 and Free Hemp in Alaska, have registered to support...getting them to the polls, he said. Free Hemp in Alaska, he said, has more of...Hemp2000. Ronda Marcy, chairwoman of Free Hemp in Alaska, said the group has rented...
Pot initiative winning votes

...volunteers with the ballot group Free Hemp in Alaska, were in Juneau for several...initiative and one opposing it. Free Hemp is unabashedly outspoken about having...commercial and industrial uses of hemp. Free Hemp has commissioned three opinion polls...
Legalized hemp, marijuana fail

...said. "I think we have some really smart people in our state." With about half of precincts reporting Tuesday night, Free Hemp in Alaska, the most visible of four groups that worked to get the initiative passed, said it was too soon to comment...
Poll shows pot measure trailing

...optimistic about the poll. "It's a good indication that the voters are becoming educated," Shea said. Sil De Chellis of Free Hemp in Alaska, one of four groups backing the measure, said the organization's own polls showed the measure with more...
Pot debate draws in top leaders

...Mitch Mitchell of Anchorage, a leader of the ballot group Free Hemp in Alaska, told Juneau middle school students during...use, at 7.2 percent, according to the survey. But Free Hemp in Alaska says the state leads the nation in another statistic...


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