With marijuana deadline approaching, the most pressing issue is likely to go unresolved

The head of Alaska's Marijuana Control Board says the agency is on...first from-scratch recreational marijuana industry, but some Alaskans may be...received by the board have been about marijuana clubs. The catch is that the board...
Marijuana legalization bid in California gains powerful backers

...long-promised campaign to legalize recreational marijuana use in California next year reached the...put California among the states where marijuana can be sold to and legally used by adults...observers think the so-called Adult Use of Marijuana Act likely is the vehicle with the greatest...
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Juneau Assembly passes marijuana zoning ordinance; restricts cultivation in residential areas approach to zoning rules for marijuana businesses.There was a lot of back-and-forth...The ordinance before the Assembly added marijuana businesses the CBJ's Table of Permissible...year to allow the recreational sale of marijuana. On Monday, there were five attempts...
Ketchikan marijuana committee to consider pot tax proposal

KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan's Marijuana Advisory Committee will consider...funding for school travel with a marijuana tax.The committee will meet Monday...10-per-ounce excise tax on marijuana brought forward by Ralph Mirsky...
Committee asks for special sales tax for pot

If the city's Marijuana Committee has its way, there an additional 3 percent tax on marijuana sales on top of Juneau's fall if the Assembly heeds the Marijuana Committee's recommendation. If the...
Disagreements threaten uneasy truce between tribes, Maine

...American Indian groups around the country.In South Dakota, members of the Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe that wanted to open a marijuana resort burned its crop this month due to fears of a federal raid. Tribes dug in for a fight against the government about...
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Search, rescue medic a leader in pot legalization

...FAIRBANKS - Brandon Emmett grew up around marijuana. His first job was turning compost on a marijuana farm for $5 an hour. He later moved to...uncle was also a grower.The dangers of marijuana preached at his public high school in Oregon...
Mexico opens door to legal pot

...that growing, possessing and smoking marijuana for recreation is legal under the right...panel, backing the argument that smoking marijuana is covered under the right of "free...the sale or commercial production of marijuana nor does it imply a general legalization...
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Ohio votes down legalizing pot for medical, recreational use

...legalized both recreational and medical marijuana in a single vote - a vote-getting strategy...fueled by Ohio lawmakers. It was the only marijuana legalization question on the 2015 statewide...purchase or grow certain amounts of marijuana. It also outlined a proposed regulatory...
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My Turn: Somewhere between Reefer Madness and the Nirvana Network

With the passage of the Marijuana Initiative (Ballot 2) in November...registered did cast a vote. For the Marijuana Initiative, 43.9 percent of those...become Chapter 306 as Regulation of Marijuana Industry. A reading and understanding...


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