Oregon growers look to era of retail marijuana

...marijuana growers to sell to dispensaries for retail sales starting Oct. 1, growers need...their trunks.Just what the regulated retail cannabis industry in Oregon will look...dispensaries to start selling small amounts to retail customers starting Oct. 1, with supplies...
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Boosting OT: Obama calls for broader coverage

...they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may," David French, a senior vice president at the National Retail Federation, said. "There simply isn't any magic pot of...
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Ballot measure oversight leaves villages unable to prohibit pot sales enshrined in state statute - "A local government may prohibit the operation of marijuana cultivation facilities ... or retail marijuana stores through the enactment of an ordinance or by a voter initiative."Under state law, the term "local government...
New report details the economic impact of fisheries in Alaska

The combined value of Alaska seafood exports and retails sales was $6.4 billion in 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. ASMI is...
Amazon: Delivery by drone in 30 minutes is coming

WASHINGTON - Borrowing a pizza delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less...
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A hub for hip-hop culture opens in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - The sign at the entrance to an old retail space, hidden behind shopping carts in an aging East Anchorage mall, declared: "Closed due to no heat."George Martinez ignored...
National chain Sportsman's Warehouse coming to Nugget Mall spring 2016

...release. The national chain catering to "outdoor enthusiasts, casual users and first time participants" plans to open a retail operation in late spring of 2016. "We are thrilled to open a store in Juneau as Sportsman's Warehouse has a great customer...
Up Alaska's alternate revenue stream without a paddle

...That's right, I'm talking about mail-order/online retail.Alaska's super hot right now, literally and figuratively...AK Bean? Great Alaskan Mail-Order/Online Retail Company? That's the one. I've already started writing...
Juneau author delivers wild ride in new novel

...which draw upon his extensive travel experience. (He imports silks and wools from Asia and South America and owns a Juneau retail store named Invisible World Trading Company.) According to his promotional materials, he also has considerable experience...
Alaska gasoline prices are rising

In the past week, average retail gasoline prices in Alaska have risen 2.5 cents per gallon, averaging $3.28 per gallon, according to GasBuddy's daily survey...


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