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.
Marijuana Control Board Vice Chairman Brandon Emmett says he was surprised when he found out that longtime anti-marijuana champion Vivian Stiver was appointed to fill his seat.
Public comment ended Thursday for the latest draft proposal to allow customers to smoke or consume marijuana products in licensed retail shops. Meanwhile, businesses with plans for on-site consumption are still in limbo.
New rules, set to take effect Jan. 1, make distinctions between different types of bud.