Marijuana and hemp are technically the same plant: cannabis sativa. The main difference is that hemp contains only trace amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive drug in marijuana that gets you high. So it’s surprising that while Alaska’s recreational marijuana industry has bloomed, growing hemp remains illegal. Rob Carter, the head of a new industrial hemp pilot…
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Today’s drug prevention messaging is a far cry from the “just say no” days. Schools want to give kids the facts to make informed decisions about whether and when to try drugs or alcohol.
A new Small Business Administration policy could force some entrepreneurs to choose between serving cannabis clients and getting a federally subsidized loan.
Uncle Herb’s joins the roughly 30 marijuana cultivation, manufacturing and retail businesses in the Kenai Peninsula Borough.
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The number of applications for marijuana business licenses is outgrowing the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office’s approval system.
After a heated debate, the Fairbanks City Council approved an ordinance Monday that added regulations to the marijuana industry.
Researchers looked at states with medical marijuana dispensaries and those that allow home cultivation, and found lower use of opioids, when compared with states where marijuana remains illegal.
Now that marijuana is legal in more than 20 states, we all may be exposed to more marijuana on the street. Researchers warn that secondhand smoke from pot poses risks to the heart, lungs and arteries.