KDLL’s Sabine Poux spoke to Alaska Marijuana Industry Association treasurer Ryan Tunseth about how the industry has changed since 2015 and where he thinks it’s going.
Rep. Young joins Democrats to pass marijuana legalization bill
Congressman Don Young was one of only five Republicans to vote for a bill that would decriminalize marijuana. The bill passed 228-164 but is unlikely to go further before Congress adjourns.
Updated: Alaska marijuana shops can now apply to provide curbside pickup
Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board passed emergency regulations that could ease restrictions on marijuana stores as owners navigate business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor breaks tie in Soldotna cannabis vote; moratorium will expire Dec. 31
After about an hour of testimony and debate, the Soldotna City Council took its final vote on an ordinance that would permanently ban the sale or cultivation of cannabis inside city limits.
On-site consumption back on the table for Alaska pot businesses
Alaska is on course to be the first state in the country to allow customers to use cannabis inside regulated businesses. But the issue is far from settled.
Alaska’s marijuana industry tax revenue reaches $1M
Alaska’s marijuana industry has brought in more than $1 million in tax revenue since commercial sales began in October.
Now that it’s legal, what’s it like to buy pot in Alaska?
Over the last few weeks, many Alaskans have been trying something new: walking into a store to buy pot.
What happened to Anchorage’s Spice epidemic?
A CDC report explores the consequences of a spice-use epidemic that swept through Anchorage in 2015. Investigators believe 40 percent of the synthetic drug’s users were homeless and four people died during the epidemic.
Alaska tweaks draft rules for use of pot at licensed stores
Alaska marijuana regulators aren’t ready to buy into Amsterdam-style cannabis cafes just yet and are going back to the public for more feedback.
Bill to reform minor consuming penalties nears passage
The bill also would let state public safety officials run criminal background checks on applicants for commercial cannabis permits.