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Juneau's youth center continues to fight hunger

...Zach Gordon was the large covered play area and fenced garden behind the building.After receiving funding in 2008, the initiative took four years to complete. Just as costs for the kitchen project continue to rise, the covered play area grew more expensive...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-01/juneaus-youth-center-continues-fight-hu
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Pot puppies get pink slip

...quarter of a cheeseburger or a whole cheeseburger."The dogs must be replaced to uphold the intent of the citizen marijuana initiative. The new law prohibits law enforcement from using the presence of legal amounts of marijuana as a basis for search and seizure...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-30/pot-puppies-get-pink-slip
State | AK legislature
MIT economist: Kick the oil habit

...How do Alaska's small businesses get competitive on a national or global level, though? This is where JEDC's cluster initiative comes in, bringing together competing businesses within industry clusters. JEDC facilitates working groups for ocean products...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-30/mit-economist-kick-oil-habit
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Marijuana activist plans to open medical pot dispensary

...becomes legalized in Alaska under a ballot initiative approved by voters in November.Alaska...new law takes effect next month. The initiative also set in motion the legalization...reasoning for the dispensary is that the initiative requires licenses for recreational marijuana...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/marijuana-activist-plans-open-medical-p
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Marijuana activist plans to open medical pot dispensary

...becomes legalized in Alaska under a ballot initiative approved by voters in November. The...reasoning for the dispensary is that the initiative requires licenses for recreational marijuana...activity not specifically covered under the initiative remains illegal.Greene, whose legal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/marijuana-activist-plans-open-medical-p
State | AK legislature
New version of pot bill scrapped

...goes against the spirit of the citizen initiative that was intended to legalize the drug...conflicts with the provisions in the initiative that certain types of marijuana conduct...the state," Wollenberg said. The initiative bans police search and seizure based...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/new-version-pot-bill-scrapped
State | AK legislature
Innovation Summit opens today

...and the JEDC's "industry cluster initiative," executive director Brian Holst told...Empire in previous report. The cluster initiative begins at 8:30 a.m. and is one...inspiration and ideas for Southeast Alaska's initiative. Wednesday will include talks from...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/innovation-summit-opens-today
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Criminal pot bills put on hold for rewrite

...what voters asked for in approving an initiative that would legalize recreational use...bill by Feb. 24, when the marijuana initiative is set to take effect.Sen. Lesil...regulations, an option provided in the initiative.Cindy Franklin, executive director...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-29/criminal-pot-bills-put-hold-rewrite
State | AK legislature
Official presents ideas for marijuana regulations in Alaska

...the definition of marijuana, as the initiative offered a broader definition than other...as other forms of marijuana, as the initiative calls for, or separately, as they...the constitutional right to amend the initiative for the next two years, and repeal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/official-presents-ideas-marijuana-regul
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Electrifying eco-tourism

...environmental groups as well, hoping they will support an initiative that would use renewable energy from Juneau's hydropower...Energy Working Group, part of the organization's cluster initiative. He will present a 10-minute talk during the upcoming Innovation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/electrifying-eco-tourism
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