Legal marijuana businesses could add up to $5M per year to Alaskan peninsula’s economy

Published: Feb 17, 2017, 11:10 am • Updated: Feb 17, 2017, 11:10 am By Associated Press KENAI, Alaska — With several marijuana businesses up and running on the Kenai Peninsula in south-central Alaska, industry estimates show the businesses could contribute $ 5.3 million annually to the local economy. Eight marijuana…

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This major Alaskan city is straggling behind as other cities charge ahead with pot shop openings

Published: Dec 7, 2016, 8:50 am • Updated: Dec 7, 2016, 8:50 am By The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Marijuana shops have started to open up for business in Fairbanks, Juneau and Valdez, but Anchorage is still weeks away from having its first open pot retailer. Enlighten Alaska co-owner…

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