Committee asks for special sales tax for pot

...Mead said.The ballot initiative that legalized marijuana in Alaska imposed a $50 per ounce excise tax on the "sale or transfer of marijuana from a cultivation facility to a retail store or marijuana product manufacturing facility."
Future uncertain for rare white deer at weapons site

...highway from the depot fence. "People are astonished. It's quite the spectacle for them." The store's most popular product is "White Deer Poop," a confection made of white chocolate, almonds and cranberries, she said."I see white deer every...
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Forest Service seeks to give cash for wood products

...and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets."Grants can be to a maximum...Past proposals have included new wood products created from local timber and marketing efforts for local wood products.The application deadline is Jan...
Amazon sues to stop phony product reviews

...five-star reviews about products they never even tried, and plotted with product makers to subvert Amazon...percent of consumers consider product reviews when weighing an...people who have paid for a product or service and been verified...
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November First Friday Art Walk

...Anderson, who worked in drawing media then oil, will showcase the painting to be donated. She will also premier her new product line: "Paper Moon"- hand made papers for crafting. New screenprints by Christy NaMee EriksenKindred Post145 S. Franklin...
My Turn: Somewhere between Reefer Madness and the Nirvana Network

...articles:? Licensing Fees? Local Options? Retail Marijuana Stores? Marijuana Cultivation Facilities? Marijuana Product Manufacturing Facilities? Marijuana Testing Facilities? Operating Requirements for all Marijuana Establishments? Enforcement...
Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

...Dakota and oil producers have come to like the flexibility railroads offer. Shipping by rail allows oil producers to send their product to different markets to obtain the best price.Keystone was supposed to expand the market for Canadian crude on the U.S...
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Low enrollment equals $287K loss for JSD

...the Juneau Education Association and the district. However, not all board members expressed excitement over the finalized product that includes a 2 percent salary increase.Board member Emil "Robert" Mackey said he was concerned the contract did not...
Juneau Assembly passes marijuana zoning ordinance; restricts cultivation in residential areas

...Measure 2, marijuana businesses can be licensed for retail sales, testing facilities, product manufacturing (think edible and drinkable marijuana products) and cultivation - marijuana farms. Under the newly passed ordinance the different licenses...
Mysterious electric car startup looking to build $1B factory

...equivalent of Jobs, both for his talk of "disrupting" traditional industries as well as his jeans and T-shirt wardrobe at product launches.Faraday spokeswoman Morris wouldn't comment on Yueting."We're in stealth mode where we're not revealing...
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