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Alaska Suspends Frozen Budz Edible Marijuana Products

Public Service Announcement: Marijuana Testing Inconsistencies

Public Service Announcement: Marijuana Testing Inconsistencies

ANCHORAGE, AK, Jan. 2, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Control Board and the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office (AMCO) and have learned that state-licensed marijuana testing facilities have reported results that appear to be inconsistent and may be inaccurate.

Alaska Marijuana Control Board Moves Ahead With Onsite Marijuana Consumption

Alaska Marijuana Control Board Moves Ahead With Onsite Marijuana Consumption

From July 12-14, 2017, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board met to address several agenda items, including onsite marijuana consumption. While the MCB previously tabled the issue this past February, the board voted 3-2 last week to approve the creation of regulations for onsite marijuana consumption at recreational marijuana stores.

Assembly Wants Alaska Marijuana Control Board to Allow Onsite Consumption

Assembly Wants Alaska Marijuana Control Board to Allow Onsite Consumption

On July 11, 2017, members of the Anchorage Assembly voted and approved a resolution to ask the Alaska Marijuana Control Board to support onsite consumption for locals and visiting tourists.

Marijuana Control Board Rules in CBD Oil Violations

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In a unanimous vote, the Marijuana Control Board determined the CBD (cannabidiol) oil seized last week by the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office (AMCO) to be marijuana product, except that which is labeled as made exclusively from seeds and that does not also include the term “CBD.

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Marijuana Enforcement Acts on Retail Violations

ANCHORAGE, Feb. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, enforcement officers of the Alcohol and Marijuana Enforcement Office seized items from several retail stores across the state containing CBD (cannabidiol) oil that appear to be offered for sale in violation of several provisions of AS 17.38, including requirements for testing, packaging, and labeling.

Alaska Welcomes First Marijuana Testing Lab

Alaska Welcomes First Marijuana Testing Lab

On Oct. 24, 2016, Alaska’s first marijuana testing lab opened for business. CannTest LLC, in Ship Creek, opened its doors at 10:30 a.m. and was immediately met with 15 samples to test from two marijuana cultivators — Greatland Ganja and Green Rush Gardens LLC.

Alaska's First Commercial Retail Cannabis Businesses Receive State Approval

Alaska’s First Commercial Retail Cannabis Businesses Receive State Approval

The state approved its first licenses for commercial cannabis businesses Thursday, a major step for prospective retailers hoping to open shop before year’s end. Officially, the state’s first shop to be approved was Fairbanks’ Frozen Budz.

Alaska Officials to Issue Cannabis Licenses This Week, Retail Outlets to Open by Year's End

Alaska Officials to Issue Cannabis Licenses This Week, Retail Outlets to Open by Year’s End

Almost two years after voters in Alaska legalized cannabis, the state’s Marijuana Control Board says that they’ll be going approving applications and issuing licenses this week allowing for the opening of cannabis retail outlets.

Alaska Officials Trying to Undermine Marijuana Industry Says Ousted Board Member

Alaska Officials Trying to Undermine Marijuana Industry Says Ousted Board Member

Are Alaska state officials attempting to undermine the state’s fledgling recreational marijuana industry? According to the ousted Marijuana Control Board member Bruce Schulte, the answer is yes.

Application System for Marijuana Establishment Licenses Unveiled

ANCHORAGE, Feb. 25, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Yesterday, the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office (AMCO) opened the state’s online application for marijuana establishment licenses. The launch of the online application system is a major milestone in the state’s schedule for implementing and regulating marijuana establishments as passed by citizen’s initiative in November 2014.

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Final Marijuana Regulations Filed in Alaska

On Jan. 22, 2016, Alaska Lt. Gov. Bryon Mallet filed regulations for the state’s recreational marijuana system. Included in the regulations are standards on marijuana testing, cultivation, and even provisions to allow for on-site use of marijuana at retail locations.

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Alaska Marijuana Control Board Answers Questions on Proposals

In Alaska, the state Marijuana Control Board has released a series of questions and answers on its third set of proposed marijuana regulations, which covered topics such as cultivation facility licensing, edibles concentrations, and marijuana testing.

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Alaska Marijuana Control Board Talks Regulation and Extra Meeting

On August 10 and August 11, 2015, Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board met to unveil and discuss proposed regulations to the state’s recreational marijuana market. Over those two days, citizens and business owners voiced their comments and concerns to the board.

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Alaska Marijuana Board Hears Competing Interests on Local Control

In Alaska, the rule making process for marijuana is slowly moving forward as the state Marijuana Control Board moves towards the final stretch of the second regulatory round.

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Alaska’s New Marijuana Control Board Votes on Four Issues

On July 1, 2015, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announced the long-awaited appointment of the five members to the Marijuana Control Board. After their appointment was announced, the board quickly convened the next day to address some of the issues facing the fledgling marijuana market.


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