Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. However, it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.
Although Alaska will now join Washington, Oregon and Colorado among the ranks of the enlightened, the ink was barely dry on the new law before local governments moved to forestall or even reject its implementation within their jurisdictions, since Measure 2 includes an &l...
Alaska business owners are getting ready for recreational marijuana, even before state lawmakers have figured out how to regulate it. In Juneau, Fairbanks, Anchorage and elsewhere, ganjapreneurs and activists are helping to shape new regs for the state.
After successful pushes for marijuana reform in Alaska, District of Columbia and Oregon - plus NYC's new rules - movements in a whole new slew of states are mobilizing quickly to be ready for the next election.
In the afterglow of the midterm election victories for legal cannabis, it's time to examine the nature of the laws themselves so that nationwide legalization can be meaningful and efficient, not to mention planning future cannabis tourism and events in such places.