Alaska is the first to pass a law allowing so-called “social consumption” of marijuana at specially licensed retail locations. Essentially, it will allow people to both buy and smoke cannabis at “cannabis cafes” associated with dispensaries that get the proper licensing from the state. Alaska Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer, a Republican, signed the bill into law […]

With autumn tightening its grip on Alaska, the state’s first-ever commercial marijuana harvests are underway. At Greatland Ganja, a marijuana grow in this small town on the Kenai Peninsula, brothers Leif and Arthur Abel are nearly finished pulling their cannabis plants from the high tunnels they call “gnome domes,” where 10 different strains grew throughout […]

A vote on legalizing recreational marijuana was originally scheduled in Alaska for August 2014 during its primary election, but was delayed until the general election on November 4.  Historically, general elections have greater voter turnout so it puts the power of the decision into more residents’ hands. According to the Alaskan Campaign to Regulate Marijuana […]

Originally scheduled for August, the ballot initiative that could make Alaska the third U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana has been pushed back until November 2014’s general election. The reschedule is due to a constitutional provision that requires initiatives to be placed on the first statewide ballot 120 days following the end of the legislative […]

Supporters of the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska are fighting back after hearing news that a group collectively known as “Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No On 2” announced plans to challenge the latest cannabis legalization initiative by proving to the public that marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol. The pro-marijuana campaign supporters […]

It is vital for all activists to support Alaska and Florida’s efforts to reform failed cannabis laws.   Read Full Story On http://www.theweedblog.com/cannabis-activists-nationwide-need-to-help-in-alaska-and-florida/

A measure that could make Alaska the third U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana use after Colorado and Washington has enough valid signatures to be put before voters in August.   Read Full Story On http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/05/us-usa-alaska-marijuana-