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Assembly silent on pot shops

...Assemblymembers who very much oppose the initiative," Kiehl said. "The first thing to...child-resistant containers."The initiative is silent on it," Kiehl said. "Once...Legislature has taken a pass through the initiative and the Juneau city attorney has taken...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/assembly-silent-pot-shops
Local
Healthy habits or burning freedoms?

...October this year, 1,477 college campuses nationwide have become smoke-free, according to the Tobacco Free College Campus Initiative. Of this number, 975 schools also prohibit other tobacco-related products.The proposed ban across all UA campuses would...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/healthy-habits-or-burning-freedoms
Local
Pot backer who quit TV job on air fights subpoena

...The Alaska Public Offices Commission wants to know whether Charlo Greene used crowdsourcing funds to advocate for a ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. It says it's trying to determine whether money that was spent would trigger...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/pot-backer-who-quit-tv-job-air-fights-s
State
Pot backer who quit TV job on air fights subpoena

...The Alaska Public Offices Commission wants to know whether Charlo Greene used crowdsourcing funds to advocate for a ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.Alaska and Oregon this month joined Washington and Colorado as states approving...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/pot-backer-who-quit-tv-job-air-fights-s
State
Legislator wants to clarify pot rules

...working toward clarifying the initiative."(Lynn) is getting out...between statutes from the initiative, amendments added from the...Franklin said citizen's initiatives often have gaps that are...exist. He said the marijuana initiative was mentioned briefly at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-17/legislator-wants-clarify-pot-rules
State
UA system warns staff, students of pot use

...they'd now be allowed to smoke and possess pot on campus, Beam said.In response, UA attorney Michael Hostina took the initiative to "articulate what the law does and doesn't allow" before any mishaps occured, according to Beam.The notification...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-14/ua-system-warns-staff-students-pot-use
Local
Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...Canadian government, the State of Alaska and First Nations."Following the Mount Polley situation, Seabridge, on its own initiative, also committed to establish an independent third-party review panel to actively participate in the future design, construction...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/alaska-bc-say-they-cooperate-quietly-tr
State | Local
A Bishop's Perspective: Legalizing marijuana is wrong for many reasons

...November there are several initiatives on the general election ballot...the language of this ballot initiative appears to remove local control...or damp" community. The initiative would legalize marijuana...villages believe passage of this initiative would only add to the many...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-12/legalizing-marijuana-wrong-many-reaso
Opinion
GOP Congress to weigh legal pot in DC

...approved legalization initiatives, joining Colorado...the District's initiative could force Congress...push all three ballot initiatives. "It's a form of...does try to quash the initiative by amending some bill...big push for similar initiatives on 2016 ballots in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/gop-congress-weigh-legal-pot-dc
State
My Turn: Support children and celebrate their strengths

...Sean Parnell's "Choose Respect" initiative, Alaska is now a ChildFirst state...Alaska. Through new Choose Respect initiatives, funds we are able to expand our efforts...non-profit partners and the Choose Respect initiative for being part of creating safety for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-05/my-turn-support-children-and-celebrat
Opinion

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