Oregon growers look to era of retail marijuana

...growers to sell to dispensaries for retail sales starting Oct. 1, growers need...Commission, which will oversee retail sales and production, plans to start...roll out in succession, allowing retail sales to start late in 2016."It's...
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Kenai Peninsula goat-sharing program grows in Alaska

...regulations by state on raw milk sales. Alaska is one of seven states where herd-shares are legal. Ten states allow the retail sale of raw milk, on-farm sales are legal in 15 states, four states do not have any regulations on raw milk, and 11...
House approves marijuana control board legislation

...directed either the alcohol board or a new marijuana board to develop the regulations for marijuana businesses, including retail sales and commercial cultivation. Those regulations are due in November, with the first licenses expected to be handed out...
State | AK legislature
Questions and answers now that pot is legal

...criminalized any possession at all.Where can I buy it?You can't, legally, and won't be able to, for months to come. Retail sales likely won't begin until May 2016; some lawmakers are pushing for further delays.But how can I get it?Through...
Alaska lawmakers look at new draft of marijuana bill

...for youths possessing marijuana may need to be reviewed.Committee members also noted that the bill would not address retail sales, and those will remain prohibited on Feb. 24.According to the timeline in the ballot initiative, the state has...
State | AK legislature
Ketchikan assembly vows to wait before voting on pot ban

...approach to commercial marijuana.The ban would have prohibited commercial cultivation, processing, manufacturing and retail sale of marijuana and related food products. It wouldn't affect personal use of pot, which becomes legal, with limitations...
State | AK legislature
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...
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...
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...
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...


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