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Assembly blocks marijuana paperwork

...moratorium expires. As a result, marijuana-related businesses will not be able to establish farms or prepare for retail sales. The effect of the moratorium on the general public will be limited. The marijuana legalization ballot measure approved...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-13/assembly-blocks-marijuana-paperwork
Local
Alaska, Oregon are ground zero in pot fight

...on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink.But backers of the legal-pot ballot measures in both states have a challenge...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-31/alaska-oregon-are-ground-zero-pot-fight
State
Commentary: 'Yes' is the smart vote on Ballot Measure 2

...million in retail marijuana sales, earning the state more than $7 million in tax revenue. By 2020, the study expects retail sales will near $107 million, with tax revenue approaching $24 million.While not an enormous sum compared to Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-04/commentary-yes-smart-vote-ballot-meas
Opinion
Wide coalition forms to oppose pot legalization

...for her as a member of Colorado's marijuana regulation task force was trying to get controls in place to discourage retail sales to children.She was shocked to see a strong pushback from the new marijuana industry over proposals for special packaging...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/wide-coalition-forms-oppose-pot-legaliz
State
Most Alaskans to get nearly $1,900 in oil money

...days, necessities take precedence for the family in the Inupiat Eskimo community 520 miles northwest of Anchorage.Retail sales: Businesses often rush to take advantage of the cash infusion, offering Private Fund Dividend deals. For example...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-17/most-alaskans-get-nearly-1900-oil-money
State
Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

...anytime a driver has their ability impaired, it is a problem."Colorado and Washington are the only states that allow retail sales of marijuana for recreational use. Efforts to legalize recreational marijuana are underway in Alaska, Massachusetts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/will-traffic-deaths-rise-states-legaliz
State
5 things to know about marijuana and its effects on driving

...state officials have also teamed up to assess change in marijuana use by drivers before and after the state allowed retail sale of the drug, with results due next year.? Associated Press writer Gene Johnson in Seattle contributed to this report...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/5-things-know-about-marijuana-and-its-e
State
Both sides of marijuana issue meet at forum

...It is more potent and it is more dangerous."Colorado and Washington are the only states in the U.S. that allow retail sales of marijuana for recreational use. Besides Alaska, efforts to legalize recreational marijuana are underway in Oregon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-10/marijuana-initiative-forum
State
Both sides of marijuana issue meet at forum

...It is more potent and it is more dangerous."Colorado and Washington are the only states in the U.S. that allow retail sales of marijuana for recreational use. Besides Alaska, efforts to legalize recreational marijuana are underway in Oregon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/both-sides-marijuana-issue-meet-forum
State
Oregon cities mull local pot tax before its legal

...impose taxes. The initiative in Washington, D.C., makes possession of limited amounts legal but does not authorize retail sales.In Oregon, Measure 91 would let the state charge a tax of $35 for an ounce of buds, $10 for an ounce of leaves...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-07/oregon-cities-mull-local-pot-tax-its-le
State

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