Alaska marijuana sales drop in November

Alaskans bought less marijuana in November than they did in October, the first time the infant industry posted a decline in 2017. The Alaska Department… Continue reading

State marijuana testing inaccurate, board warns

Alaska’s marijuana regulators are warning that potency labels on marijuana packages may be inaccurate. In a Tuesday meeting of the Alaska Marijuana Control Board, members… Continue reading

Marijuana board orders Fairbanks manufacturer to close

The Alaska Marijuana Control Board has given the death penalty to one of Alaska’s largest manufacturers of edible marijuana products. On Friday morning, the board… Continue reading

‘Edibles’ scandal hits Alaska’s marijuana board

Alaska’s one-year-old recreational marijuana industry faces a major test Friday morning as members of the Alaska Marijuana Control Board consider whether to revoke the license… Continue reading

Alaska marijuana sales set another record

For Gallery Walk, the owners of Rainforest Farms decided to throw a party celebrating one year in business. There were special products and live music,… Continue reading

Marijuana tax revenue grows again

Alaska is continuing to make more money from marijuana, according to new figures from the Alaska Department of Revenue. The state collected $723,757 in taxes… Continue reading

Alaska marijuana sales break records for sixth straight month

On the same day that voters in Kenai and Fairbanks enthusiastically cast votes supporting Alaska’s legal marijuana industry, the Alaska Department of Revenue reported new… Continue reading

Summer marijuana boom continues with sales high

In just one month, the state of Alaska has collected a third of the marijuana tax revenue it recouped in the entire last fiscal year.… Continue reading

U.S. Attorney General has ‘serious concerns,’ but Gov. Walker stands behind legal marijuana

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has “serious questions” about Alaska’s legal marijuana industry, but Gov. Bill Walker is standing by the results of a 2014… Continue reading

Alaska’s marijuana industry is enjoying a summer boom

Alaska’s legal marijuana market is going through a summer boom, with a record 547 pounds of cannabis flower sold by growers in June, according to… Continue reading

Alaska marijuana taxes top $1 million

Last Wednesday, Ben Wilcox ended his workday late: He had to. With the rain having let up in Juneau for one brief day, he took… Continue reading

Alaska marijuana sales reach new high

New figures from the Alaska Department of Revenue show Alaska’s legal marijuana industry has reached a new peak of production and sales. In March, 27… Continue reading

Feds block Rainforest Farms pot shop from paying state taxes

The federal government will not let Rainforest Farms pay its taxes. Late last week, Juneau’s first legal marijuana retailer was turned away by the U.S.… Continue reading

Marijuana tax revenue rises, but isn’t as high as state expected

The state of Alaska collected $128,000 of marijuana taxes from 20 growers statewide in February, according to new figures from the Alaska Department of Revenue.… Continue reading

State’s new alcohol and marijuana regulator has Anchorage roots

Erika McConnell is an Anchorage resident who wears glasses and a toothy smile. She enjoys reading, the outdoors and caramels. On March 20, she’ll chew… Continue reading

Anchorage woman named state’s top marijuana regulator

Erika McConnell of Anchorage has been named the new head of the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Board, the state department of commerce announced Tuesday.… Continue reading