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Advocates eye legalizing marijuana in Alaska

...failed 2004 ballot effort that would've allowed adults 21 and older to use, grow, sell or give away marijuana or hemp products without penalty under state law."The whole initiative, you can tell, is scaled down to be as palatable as possible...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-28/advocates-eye-legalizing-marijuana-alas
State
Voters may get to decide taxes, cruise-ship fees

...Ronan, Georgia Mario and Timothy J. Hinterberger. They propose that production, distribution and consumption of hemp products not be prosecuted, although they'd allow the state to regulate "hemp intoxicating products" as it does alcohol...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062503/sta_legtaxes.shtml
News
Lt. governor's contest attracts Alaska activists

...which backed a 2000 Alaska initiative doing away with civil and criminal penalties for adults using marijuana or other hemp products. The measure failed on a 3-2 vote. In interviews before that election, Anders said the measure would remove unneeded...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081502/sta_letgovrace.shtml
News
Alaskans to decide on marijuana

...possession. It also fills in gaps left by the court decision, such as establishing guidelines for possession of industrial hemp products and protecting doctors who recommend marijuana use to their patients, he said. Grant said he believes this year's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101004/sta_alaskans.shtml
News
State and local briefly

...alcoholic beverage taxes. Voters to decide on legalizing pot JUNEAU - An initiative to legalize marijuana and other hemp products has been certified for the November ballot, Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer said Wednesday. The state Division of Elections...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020300/Loc_briefs.html
Local
Battle of the ballot

...Hemp2000 and Free Hemp in Alaska, have registered to support a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana and other hemp products. And two groups, Alaska Outdoor Council and Coalition for the Alaskan Way of Life, have registered to advocate for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062500/Loc_ballot.html
Local
State and local briefly

...certified June 14. It would shield people 18 or older from civil and criminal sanctions for use of marijuana and other hemp products. Doctors would be allowed to prescribe marijuana and it would be regulated like alcoholic beverages. Another certified...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070199/Loc_lbriefs.html
Local
Pot initiative winning votes

...said. The initiative would bar prosecuting or suing any adult for possessing, growing, distributing or consuming "hemp products for personal use in private," as well as for industrial, medicinal and nutritional uses. "Hemp intoxicating products...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091900/Loc_Pot.html
Local
AFN tackles wildlife initiative

...necessary infrastructure in rural Alaska. They also voted to oppose Measure 5, which would legalize marijuana and hemp products in Alaska. Earlier in the convention, the AFN and the Alaska Inter-Tribal Council asked the United Nations to investigate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102300/Loc_AFN.html
Local
The whole story

...distributing, or consuming industrial hemp products, hemp medicinal preparations, hemp nutritional items, or hemp products for personal use; hemp is any part of the marijuana plant; hemp products shall be regulated similar to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110300/Ope_Let3.html
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