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House committee plans new draft of marijuana crime bill

...R-Anchorage, said the new draft expected to come before her committee will be based more on the work done in the Senate Judiciary Committee, which would have removed marijuana from the state's list of controlled substances.But LeDoux said the...
Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...session that breaking caucus and voting against Kelly's amendment was a hard decision for her. She chairs the Senate Judiciary committee, which was the first committee to churn out a version of SB30."At the same time, I felt the public was...
State | AK legislature
Three things to watch

...expansion.The budget is one of the things to watch for this week. Here are two others: Confirmation hearingsThe Senate Judiciary Committee plans to hold a confirmation hearing Friday for Attorney General Craig Richards. Richards and Walker are former...
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Alaska lawmakers look at new draft of marijuana bill

...considering a new approach to decriminalizing and regulating marijuana.That approach, which was introduced in a Senate Judiciary Committee bill Monday, would remove marijuana, hash and hash oil from the state's controlled substance statutes...
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Lawmakers want bill to decriminalize marijuana fast tracked

...way legislators propose going about it.The Senate Judiciary Committee introduced a bill Friday that would decriminalize...the history of marijuana policy in Alaska."Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, said she...
State | AK legislature
New version of pot bill scrapped

...marijuana, rather than simply making it legal.The Senate Judiciary Committee's Senate Bill 30 is intended to decriminalize...than simply legalizing the drug, she said.Senate Judiciary Committee Chairwoman Lesil McGuire, R-Anchrorage...
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Official presents ideas for marijuana regulations in Alaska

...state then has nine months to write regulations.Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, and chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has said she plans to introduce a bill creating a marijuana board to develop regulations.Franklin suggested...
Criminal pot bills put on hold for rewrite

...the marijuana initiative is set to take effect.Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, and chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has said that legislators are looking at creating a new marijuana control board to help draft some of the...
State | AK legislature
Board to meet on marijuana emergency regulation

...said he didn't see a bill passing both houses by Feb. 24. A rewrite of a bill is expected this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, he said Monday during the Senate majority's weekly news conference.
State | AK legislature
Female AKNG boss is one of few in country

...but she'll compile her own report to be released in April.Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, chairs the Senate Judiciary committee that will "look at the criminal allegations (within the National Guard) and how they fell on deaf ears...
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