Alaska cannabis news and regulation updates.

Alaska bill legalizing industrial hemp awaits governor’s pen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A measure that would legalize the production of industrial hemp in Alaska has passed the state House and Senate. The bill awaits Gov. Bill Walker’s signature before becoming law, Alaska Public Media reported Wednesday. The legislation would allow registered participants into a pilot project to grow hemp, a variety of the cannabis [...]

By |2018-03-09T15:52:19+00:00February 23rd, 2018|- Alaska, Governments, Hemp, RMMCnewsfeed|0 Comments

Alaska approves marijuana use in retail shops

The Marijuana Control Board meets to finalize commercial marijuana regulations at the Legislative Information Office in Anchorage on Friday, November 20, 2015.Loren Holmes / ADN The Marijuana Control Board voted to allow consumption of marijuana at retail stores, which, if approved by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, would make Alaska the first state to permit a regulated [...]

By |2017-03-01T18:48:47+00:00November 23rd, 2015|- Alaska|0 Comments

Alaska Marijuana Regulations – Alaska’s ABC Board on Marijuana Regulations

The public can now weigh in on Alaska’s first round of proposed marijuana regulations.Local option law and marijuana definitions are the focus of the first wave of regulations, unveiled at the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s meeting in April.The proposed definitions include basics like what constitutes a “marijuana plant” and “edible marijuana product,” but also what it means [...]

By |2017-03-01T18:55:15+00:00May 26th, 2015|- Alaska|0 Comments