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Alaska Marijuana Legalization

As Alaska Legalizes Recreational Pot, Anchorage, the State's Largest City, Considers Opting Out

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Residents will get a chance to testify Tuesday on whether the Anchorage Assembly should vote to ban commercial marijuana facilities in Alaska's largest city.

The Long Marijuana-Rights Movement

Joshua Clark Davis | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics
Joshua Clark Davis

What may seem like a surprisingly fast turn toward legalization has actually been a long, slow movement against pot's prohibition -- one that began in the early 1960s, peaked in the late '70s, and then failed to secure a single major victory again until the late '90s.

With Alaska Voters Signing off on Legal Pot, Road to Regulation Begins

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Championed by the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska, the newly passed Ballot Measure 2 will tax and regulate the substance in a manner similar to alcohol, allowing sales to only those 21 years of age and older.

'F**k It, I Quit' Reporter Celebrates Alaska Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Charlo Greene, a former reporter for Anchorage's KTVA who made headlines when she said "f**k it" and quit while live on air, celebrated marijuana lega...

Former Seattle Police Chief Travels to Anchorage to Campaign for Alaska Initiative to Legalize Pot

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Despite years of advocating for marijuana legalization across the country, there's one thing former Seattle Chief of Police Norm Stamper hasn't done. The 34-year law enforcement veteran has never gone door-knocking for a political campaign.

Could Alaska Be The Next State For Recreational Pot?

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

By Steve Quinn Feb 26 (Reuters) - Alaska voters will decide this summer whether America's Last Frontier will become the third U.S. sta...

Third State Takes Important Step Forward Toward Legal Pot

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Marijuana activists in Alaska took an important step Tuesday toward making their state the third in the nation to approve recreational use of the drug...