Legalized Marijuana

Amy Herrick, manager at the Alaskan Kush Company downtown retail store, talks about the possibility of opening an onsite consumption space on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Smoke ‘em if you bought ‘em:

Juneau marijuana retailers would like to offer smoking space

 

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks with his cabinet members at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska cannabis industry cites uncertainty with new governor

Dunleavy has made appointments to the Marijuana Control Board while planning to propose repealing it

 

In this Feb. 20, 2015 photo, Alaska Cannabis Club CEO Charlo Greene prepares to roll a joint at the medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage, Alaska. A law enforcement officer newly appointed to the board that regulates Alaska’s legal marijuana industry said the issue of onsite consumption should be revisited, if possible. Lt. Christopher Jaime, an Alaska Wildlife Trooper from Soldotna who also has worked as an Alaska State Trooper, acknowledges that Alaskans voted to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. He told The Associated Press that respecting the wishes of the people is important but sensible regulations also are needed. (Mark Thiessen | Associated Press File)

Dunleavy picks shake up board regulating marijuana

The board could be shifting right.

In this Feb. 20, 2015 photo, Alaska Cannabis Club CEO Charlo Greene prepares to roll a joint at the medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage, Alaska. A law enforcement officer newly appointed to the board that regulates Alaska’s legal marijuana industry said the issue of onsite consumption should be revisited, if possible. Lt. Christopher Jaime, an Alaska Wildlife Trooper from Soldotna who also has worked as an Alaska State Trooper, acknowledges that Alaskans voted to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. He told The Associated Press that respecting the wishes of the people is important but sensible regulations also are needed. (Mark Thiessen | Associated Press File)
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