Get our free newsletters
In recommending marijuana be reclassified to a schedule three drug, the Department of Health and Human Services acknowledges its medical use for the first time.
The status quo will remain in place on local cannabis sales after the measures narrowly failed in a series of confusing votes.
The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday is considering a pair of ordinance that would change city regulations on marijuana retailers, allowing drive-thru and walk-up windows, internet and phone sales and samples for customers.
Assembly members on Tuesday approved legislation making broad changes to how the city tests workers for substance use.
New regulations take effect in November, and some manufacturers are not happy about the change.
For staff members under federal or state regulations — including police officers and public transportation workers — marijuana use would largely still be banned.
Alaska Lt. Gov. Nancy Dahlstrom has signed new regulations that allow the state’s legal marijuana businesses to advertise more widely and to distribute free samples of marijuana at retail stores.
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.