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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.

State of the Leaf: Oregon Weighs Cannabis Protections for Workers on Days Off

Minnesota eyes long-shot bid for legalization, Vermont lawmakers sign adult-use petition, and North Dakota advocates gear up for a fight.

Alaska Rejects Plan to Allow On-Site Consumption at Cannabis Stores

Regulators in Alaska on Thursday narrowly rejected a proposal that would have made the state the first to allow adults to consume on-site at retail cannabis stores.

Next Milestone for Alaska’s Young Cannabis Industry: Paying Taxes

At least initially, Alaska's legal cannabis businesses will have to make tax payments to the state by dropping off or mailing bundles of cash.

Alaska Celebrates First Retail Sale(s) Two Years After Legalization

The first cannabis retail store selling legal cannabis opened in Valdez, Alaska over the weekend. More than 250 people stood outside in cold, blustery conditions to purchase legal flower for the first time.

State of the Leaf: Oregon Tests Cannabis More Than Its Food

An Arkansas legalization initiative bites the dust, Alaska opens its first testing lag, and why are some Florida ballots missing Amendment 2?

Alaska’s First Cannabis Testing Lab Opens in Anchorage

Alaska's first marijuana testing laboratory opened for business this week, removing one of the last major obstacles to the launch of a regulated state market.

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