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Alaska’s Cannabis Market Almost Open, Just Waiting on Testing Labs

Nearly two years after voters legalized adult-use cannabis, Alaska still faces a few more hurdles before legal sales can begin.

State of the Leaf: Alaska’s First Legal Cannabis Harvest Just Began. It’s Already Stalled.

While campaigns in the U.S. gear up for elections, an Israeli company is developing a cannabis testing system that doesn't destroy samples.

Alaska: Home to Rugged Reality Shows, Adventure Sports, and…Legal Cannabis?

Alaska will be a pioneer in the cannabis industry, becoming the first state in the U.S. to allow onsite consumption of cannabis at licensed cannabis shops.

Bud Farming Backlash: Rural America’s Uneasy Embrace of Cannabis Farming

Legalization brought jobs and profitable farming to the country. Now some small towns are bristling at the fences, the floodlights, and the smell. Are the concerns legit or just a new form of prohibitionism?

Alaska Cannabis Regulators OK First Retail License

State regulators have approved the first adult-use cannabis retail store, to be located in Fairbanks.

State of the Leaf: Is ‘Europe’s Cannabis Capital’ Doomed?

Alaska gears up to open its adult-use market, Denver gets set to vote on social consumption, and New York is finally expanding medical marijuana.

Alaska Cannabis Regulators Poised to Approve Retail Licenses

The board regulating Alaska’s fledgling legal marijuana industry is expected to approve licenses this week for the state’s first retail marijuana outlets.

State of the Leaf: Montana Dispensaries Shut Down in Droves

Arizona's adult-use legalization measure qualifies for November ballot, Israel begins clinical autism study, and where are the Nevada prohibitionists?

Cannabis Social Clubs Are Illegal, Alaska AG Says

Alaska's attorney general says marijuana social clubs are illegal, addressing what had been a hazy area following the state's adult-use legalization.

State of the Leaf: Will Anti-Cannabis Chris Christie OK Medical Marijuana for PTSD?

Illinois expands qualifying conditions and hits new sales record, New Mexico still fumbling with patient delays, and and a Japanese MMJ advocate dies while awaiting trial.

Former Head of Alaska Marijuana Board Booted by Governor

The former chairman of the board tasked with regulating Alaska's nascent cannabis industry has been removed by Gov. Bill Walker. It's not clear why.

State of the Leaf: Is Ohio’s MMJ Law Unconstitutional?

Florida opens its first (limited) dispensary, Germany and Italy consider MMJ expansion, and a Maryland lawmaker denies a cannabis conflict of interest.

The Hemp & Cannabis Fair – Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska is nearing its first legal sales of marijuana, nearly two years after voters approved the recreational use of cannabis by adults.…

How Cannabis Investors Can Confirm a Business License

Learn about the first alleged fraud involving a cannabis business license, and find steps cannabis investors can take to reduce some of this risk.

State of the Leaf: Hawaii Misses Dispensary Launch, and Washington MMJ Shift Sparks Alarm

Illinois expands its MMJ program, New York patients' slim options get even slimmer, and how exactly will Alaska get cannabis to consumers?

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