A legislative committee is considering a proposal that would revamp Alaska’s marijuana tax system.
Among states that allow the sale and use of marijuana and its derivatives, consumer protections are spotty.
SAFE Banking legislation would protect banks that serve marijuana businesses in an effort to shield dispensaries from fraud and violent crime.
Brian and Candy Corty of Delta Junction told investors they could expect returns 30 times their initial investments into a business they described as a “marijuana theme park,” according to a federal grand jury indictment.
What to know about consuming cannabis in the 49th state, whether you’re an old hand or just looking to sample some unique local fare.
State lawmakers have been considering broader legislation intended to help people convicted before legalization
After legalization, the recreational cannabis sector ballooned, bringing new jobs and revenues to the state. But a new analysis shows growth may be at a plateau.
While the TSA is a federal agency, it works with local law enforcement to investigate suspected crimes, so local laws matter.
Some parents say using cannabis helps them relax and connect with their kids. But it’s dicey to talk about.
The Alaska Senate is also considering the proposal.
Co-chairs of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus want cannabis downgraded in the Controlled Substances Act, citing a need for expanded access for therapeutic research.
In a sign of financial duress for the industry, dozens of companies owe nearly $1.8 million to the state in back taxes, as owners and advocates search for regulatory reforms.
The state’s cannabis industry has resisted many of the trends seen in the Lower 48, with a range of advantages and pitfalls.
Only one business in the state so far has managed to navigate the tangle of regulations and financial hurdles.
The state taxes marijuana cultivators who sell the raw product to retailers and edibles manufacturers.
Starting in September, edible cannabis products can increase in potency, a move that brings Alaska’s conservative regulations in line with other pot states.
In her public health work, Eliza Muse “has been extensively involved in marijuana education and addressing public health challenges associated with legalization,” said a spokesperson for Gov. Dunleavy.
The attorney representing Ron and Lacey Bass, owners of Mat-Su cannabis cultivation and retail businesses, says the case stems from disgruntled former employees.
A single edible could contain 10 milligrams of THC instead of the current 5 milligrams, and entire packages could contain up to 100 milligrams instead of 50.
Buds Below Zero will be the first marijuana dispensary on Alaska’s North Slope when it opens this fall, according to its owners.
Whether you’re a newbie or a daily user, Alaska business owners offer their recommendations.
Great Northern Cannabis has seated a new board and hired a new CEO last week.