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Search, rescue medic a leader in pot legalization

...the vote in Alaska, and now he is a cannabis industry representative on the state Marijuana Control Board.We met...That was a prerequisite to be considered an industry representative on the Alaska pot board.He wants the board...
Board adopts pot shop do's and don'ts

...said Schulte.An amendment to allow non-marijuana sales failed 2-3, with Schulte and Emmett (the industry representatives on the board) voting in favor and Peter Mlynarik, Loren Jones, and Springer voting against. Branded merchandise...
Sage grouse plan aims for industry, wildlife balance

...plans signed in conjunction with the decision that will guide the use of 67 million acres of public lands.Industry representatives and some Republicans claim the plans would unnecessarily lock up land from drilling, mining and other uses...
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Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...them," said Brandon Emmett, vice-president of the Alaska Marijuana Industry Association and one of two industry representatives on the Alaska Marijuana Control Board."It's not that (banks are) anti-marijuana," he said. "They...
Group formed to promote legal weed

...such as being part of a group health insurance plan, Kole said.Emmett and Schulte were recently appointed as industry representatives to the Marijuana Control Board, which is charged with regulating the industry. Schulte said the two were limited...
Feds propose more safety valves for gas lines

...valves on all new and renewed gas lines, regardless of the type of customer, spokesman Keith Holloway said.Industry representatives previously have raised concerns about the potential cost of installation, particularly for larger gas lines...
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House approves marijuana control board legislation

...advocacy perspectives on marijuana; a rural Alaska representative; and a member of the public if there is just one industry representative.Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, said she was told that 59 people have applied to be on the board so...
State | AK legislature
Norway's king opens drilling conference

...increasing our economic collaboration in the Arctic, particularly in the oil and gas sector," King Harald V told industry representatives at the Arctic Offshore Operations Conference in Anchorage.The 78-year-old king, nearing the end of a...
Gov: No Medicaid reform without expansion

...right thing, then that's fine with me."Last week, the House Finance Committee heard from health care industry representatives that while they are interested in pursuing reforms, funding is a concern. Health commissioner Valerie Davidson...
House panel advances bill creating marijuana board

...advocacy perspectives on marijuana; a rural Alaska representative; and a member of the public if there is just one industry representative.The new version of the bill specified that the rural representative had to live in a community of 7,000 people...
State | AK legislature


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