The Stoney Moose will open this week as Ketchikan’s first retail marijuana shop, if an inspection goes well. Owners also hope to open a cannabis café.
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.
Those seeking to cultivate commercial marijuana will have to apply for the $250 license, in addition to the state’s.
As of March 30, 177 cannabis applications have been formally initiated with dozens more started. Business locations stretch from Ketchikan to Nome. The highest concentration is in the retail and industrial zones within the Anchorage bowl.
A sponsor of the initiative legalizing recreational marijuana in Alaska is concerned that public smoking restrictions that passed the state Senate would hurt proposed cannabis cafes. In a release Friday, Tim Hinterberger says the bill would undermine the current regulatory system. The Marijuana Control Board has approved regulations that would allow for onsite consumption of…
Alaska is about to become the first state to have pot cafes where people can buy and consume marijuana. The state’s marijuana control board recently approved on-site consumption at retail stores.
Pot entrepreneurs will be able to grow their crop in some low-density neighborhoods, outside the city’s urban service boundary.
The rise of legal marijuana seems to be fueling a spike in the number of pets that become unhappily high off of pilfered treats. The dose is rarely fatal, but it can be a buzzkill.
A panel developing Juneau policies governing marijuana businesses wrestled with that question on Thursday.
About one in 14 Alaska women are using marijuana while pregnant and that ratio appears to be going up.