Anchorage Assembly asks state to allow marijuana consumption in retail stores

Published: Jul 14, 2017, 7:32 am • Updated: Jul 14, 2017, 7:40 am By Devin Kelly, Alaska Dispatch News July 12 — ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday urged state marijuana regulators to pass laws allowing tourists and locals to smoke or consume marijuana in retail shops, saying it’s…

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Another tease? Alaska to revisit on-site weed consumption in July

Published: Jun 26, 2017, 12:03 pm • Updated: Jun 26, 2017, 12:03 pm By The Associated Press FAIRBANKS, Alaska — The Alaska Marijuana Control Board will discuss three different options for on-site marijuana consumption proposed by board members at its next meeting. Board member Loren Jones’s proposal would make it…

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City Officials, Industry Professionals, and Activists work together on Social Cannabis Consumption in Oregon

Cannabis consumption has been happening in social settings ever since humans began to interact with the plant. However, with so many states coming online with recreational/adult-use cannabis laws, it brings the discussion about social cannabis consumption to a whole new level.  You may recall what a close vote the city…

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Food & Weed: Talking consumption of all kinds with an edibles CEO and savoring the spice in life

Published: Jan 9, 2017, 11:18 am • Updated: Jan 9, 2017, 11:18 am By Linnea Covington, The Cannabist Staff For Dan Anglin, founder of the edible gummy company Americanna, if the meal doesn’t have a spicy element to it, he’s not interested. Luckily for this former lobbyist, hot sauce is…

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Not Your Mom’s Pot: How Increased Potency Has Changed Marijuana Consumption

There are nine states planning to vote on marijuana initiatives this November. Many of those states show a wide support for passing legalization – for both recreational and medical proposals. States that have already legalized are seeing a large number of their consumers  be older generation users, who may have…

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Why Dabs will Eventually become Mainstream Consumption

Why Dabs will Eventually become Mainstream Consumption Dabbing is quickly becoming one of the major methods of consuming marijuana. (To find out what dabbing cannabis is and how to do it, click here )  Sure, buds are still the “all-time favorite” for most stoners, however don’t knock dabs and dab rigs quite yet.…

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D.C. Council Votes To Permanently Ban Social Marijuana Consumption Outside Of Residences

The D.C. Council today again reversed its position on a law banning the consumption of marijuana anywhere outside a private home, even though it is legal for adults to use and possess up to two ounces of marijuana in the District. By voting 7-6 today in favor of B21-107, which…

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DC Council Committee On The Judiciary Permanently Bans Marijuana Consumption In Private Clubs

Today the Council of the District of Columbia Committee on the Judiciary voted to dilute the will of District voters who approved Ballot Initiative 71 by passing unnecessary legislation largely outlawing adult marijuana use in the District. The passage of the controversial measure occurred under unusual circumstances. Almost no notice…

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Alaska Marijuana Control Board Votes To Allow Onsite Consumption

I received the following e-mail from the Alaska legalization campaign: The Marijuana Control Board voted on Friday to create a class of retail marijuana license that will allow onsite consumption. This is an important decision that benefits adult consumers, those who will be licensed to provide to them, and the…

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Alaska: Social Consumption Of Marijuana Is An Essential Protection

I received the following alert from the Alaska campaign (they are still working hard long after the 2014 Election!): The Marijuana Control Board’s staff and attorneys claim that the board is unable to license and regulate retail shops that would allow on-site consumption. This position overlooks important protections contained in…

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