In this Feb. 20, 2015 photo, Alaska Cannabis Club CEO Charlo Greene prepares to roll a joint at the medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage, Alaska. (Mark Thiessen | Associated Press File)
In this Feb. 20, 2015 photo, Alaska Cannabis Club CEO Charlo Greene prepares to roll a joint at the medical marijuana dispensary in Anchorage, Alaska. (Mark Thiessen | Associated Press File)

Alaska moves closer to onsite marijuana use in certain areas

Department of Law finds no legal problems with rules approved by regulators.

Dunleavy spokesman: Governor has no intention to roll back legal marijuana

Further details expected when Dunleavy introduces repeal legislation.

Dunleavy eyes repeal of alcohol, pot boards

Governor wants to transfer authority, responsibilities of boards to commissioner.

Marijuana industry thinks governor trying to undo legalization in Alaska

“There’s this undercurrent of trying to push back the marijuana industry.”

Young marijuana plants grow indoors under lights at the Fireweed Factory in Juneau on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Young marijuana plants grow indoors under lights at the Fireweed Factory in Juneau on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Alaska regulators approve rules for onsite marijuana use

The move is a significant step for the cannabis industry.

Opinion: Marijuana Board should not allow onsite marijuana consumption

For safety of Alaskans disallow public cannabis use.

Simon Greer, a teammate at Stoned Salmon Farms, looks over cannabis plants growing in one of their two nursery rooms in Juneau on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

New pot shop keeps one eye on locals, one on the future

There’s a discount if you come in wearing Xtratufs.

Simon Greer, a teammate at Stoned Salmon Farms, looks over cannabis plants growing in one of their two nursery rooms in Juneau on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Marijuana. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Alaska credit union to serve marijuana businesses

CEO says safety concerns were a significant factor, and would keep large amounts of cash off the streets.

Marijuana. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Green Elephant Gardens gardener Scott Jones cares for a marijuana plant on Green Elephant’s first day of operation in June 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire file)
                                Green Elephant Gardens gardener Scott Jones cares for a marijuana plant on Green Elephant’s first day of operation in June 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire file)
Green Elephant Gardens gardener Scott Jones cares for a marijuana plant on Green Elephant’s first day of operation in June 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire file)
                                Green Elephant Gardens gardener Scott Jones cares for a marijuana plant on Green Elephant’s first day of operation in June 2017. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire file)
In this April 20, 2018 file photo, a marijuana plant is seen on Hippie Hill in San Francisco. (Josh Edelson | The Associated Press File)

New Alaska marijuana tax rate could benefit fans of edibles

More tax changes are possible in the next Legislative session.

In this April 20, 2018 file photo, a marijuana plant is seen on Hippie Hill in San Francisco. (Josh Edelson | The Associated Press File)
This storefront at 159 S. Franklin Street, seen Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, has been approved by the Alaska Marijuana Control Board as the site of the city’s newest retail marijuana shop. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire)

Two new pot shops approved for Juneau

Two new marijuana shops are coming to Juneau, courtesy of the Alaska Marijuana Control Board. In its three-day Fairbanks meeting this week, the board approved… Continue reading

This storefront at 159 S. Franklin Street, seen Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, has been approved by the Alaska Marijuana Control Board as the site of the city’s newest retail marijuana shop. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire)