The COVID-19 pandemic came at a rough time for Alaska. The state was just beginning to climb out of its recession and was projected to see economic growth. Instead, as the pandemic unfolded and shut down the tourism season, businesses closed and a record number of Alaskans found themselves out of work.
This is the first break-in at the Dillingham marijuana store. Stolen items include marijuana gummies and soda as well as glass, rubber and gasmask bongs.
Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board passed emergency regulations that could ease restrictions on marijuana stores as owners navigate business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ketchikan could be among the first cities in Alaska to allow a marijuana cafe with on-site consumption.
The new ordinance, which allows patrons to consume marijuana edibles inside licensed retailers and smoke in designated outdoor areas, takes effect in 30 days.
A recent federal immigration “policy alert” about cannabis is causing a stir among Alaska immigration attorneys. The new policy exposes a debate on what constitutes “good moral character.”
The state’s Marijuana Control Board is now accepting applications for on-site consumption, despite uncertainty stemming from recent board appointees.
During a meeting Monday night, Juneau Assembly members had mixed opinions about allowing local marijuana retail stores to sell products for customers to use in the shop.
A Kodiak dispensary is one step closer to opening its doors after getting City Council approval, but for now it won’t be authorized to sell edible marijuana products.
Alaskans working in the state’s marijuana industry flooded a Senate hearing with criticism of a nominee who has a history of taking anti-cannabis positions.