The city council in North Pole, Alaska, rejected a measure Monday that would have banned marijuana dispensaries. Marijuana became legal in Alaska in February, and sales begin next year.
Anchorage police have served search warrants at marijuana activist Charlo Greene's Alaska Cannabis Club. Greene made headlines last year when she quit her job on live TV and threw down the gauntlet in support of cannabis legalization.
An old advertising technique is being adapted for political use and has already helped get marijuana legalized in Alaska and Oregon.
Last week, the United States made a great deal of progress in the realm of marijuana reform. The biggest news came from Alaska and the District of Columbia.