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Here’s Where US Attorneys Stand on Cannabis Enforcement

We’re tracking how US attorneys in legal states have responded to the removal of the Cole memo—and how likely they are to take action.

Alaska Authorities Vow to Fight Feds on Legal Cannabis

From the governor to the attorney general to the state's top senator, Alaska politicians are ready to defend their state's legal cannabis market.

Data Dive: Alaska’s Cannabis Industry Grows for 7th Consecutive Month

The Alaska Department of Revenue released the latest data on the state's cannabis industry last week, and the state is reporting record high sales.

Data Dive: Alaska Cannabis Sales Continue to Rise

The Alaska Department of Revenue reported record high sales figures.

Marijuana Shop Creates Chasm in Alaska Tourist Town

The presence of a marijuana retail store has caused a deep divide in the quirky tourist town of Talkeetna.

Alaska Proposal Would Open Door to On-Site Consumption

With cannabis sales still lagging behind, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board has officially proposed regulations to allow onsite cannabis consumption.

Governors of 2 Cannabis States Push Back on Trump Administration

Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry.

Cannabis States Try to Curb Smuggling, Fend off Administration

Legal cannabis states are trying to clamp down on "diversion" even as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions presses for enforcement of federal laws against marijuana.

Alaska Sets Sales Record, Still Lags Behind Projections

According to data figures from the tax division of the Alaska Department of Revenue, June was a record breaking month in the Last Frontier.

Public Consumption Gets Another Go in Alaska

A proposal to allow open consumption at Alaska’s retail cannabis dispensaries was narrowly rejected by state regulators in February.

Govs Urge Sessions to Keep Cannabis Legal

Four governors ask the Trump administration to "engage with us" before doing anything rash.

Anchorage Sales Topped $400K in January

Retail shops across Alaska faced supply shortages going into January, which put a damper on business.

Alaska AG Says Feds Couldn’t Overturn State’s Cannabis Law

The Alaska attorney general's office said a change in how the federal government enforces its own marijuana laws would not affect state cannabis laws.

Cannabis Now Has Its Own Congressional Caucus

Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Dana Rohrabacher, and Don Young form a bipartisan group dedicated to pushing progress on the issue.

State Seizes CBD From Alaska Dispensaries

Retailers thought CBD products didn't fall under Alaska's adult-use cannabis rules. State officials think they do.

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