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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — This release is a clarification of onsite consumption of marijuana products per the Marijuana Control Board’s meeting February 2.
On Feb 2., 2017, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board voted 3-2 to table a proposed rule that would permit local governments to allow the on-site use of recreational marijuana at licensed dispensaries.
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.
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.
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.
A state government that’s already lost hundreds of jobs this year is grappling with how to balance that with the workload that comes with the emergence of an entirely new industry: marijuana.
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.
The legal marijuana industry in Alaska has reached a critical milestone. On June 9, 2016, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board approved the first round of marijuana business licenses in the state.
FAIRBANKS — On a warm, cloudless Memorial Day, Mike Emers surveyed his domain at Rosie Creek Farm. Emers has owned the family farm for 16 years, a spacious plot cut from the Interior Alaska wilderness.
On April 27, 2016, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board held a meeting to discuss draft regulations for onsite consumption in cannabis retail stores.
On Feb. 25, 2016, the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office announced that 68 applications for marijuana establishment licenses had been initiated on Feb. 24, opening day for application submissions.
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.
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.
On Dec. 1, 2015, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board adopted an amendment regarding license conditions for its final marijuana regulations, requiring business license applicants to be full-time residents of the state.
On Nov. 20, 2015, the Alaskan Marijuana Control Board voted 3-2 in favor of an amendment that would allow the on-site use of marijuana at retail stores.
After months of meetings and deliberation, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board has finally unveiled its full proposal of marijuana regulations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last month the Alaska state legislature approved a bill which established a Marijuana Control Board responsible for regulating the newly legal industry.