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Alaska Becomes The 4th State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
With nearly 97% precincts reporting, Alaskans have voted in favor of legalizing marijuana by a 52 percent to 48 percent margin. Alaska Votes In Favor of Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Medical marijuana is already legal in Alaska, though the state has seen previous efforts to legalize recreational pot fail. Alaska has taken a unique approach to marijuana since 1975, when the Alaska Supreme Court decided it was okay for people to possess small amounts of cannabis at home for medical use. However, that ruling lead to many questions, including “Where are people supposed to get …
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Poll In Alaska Shows Majority Are Ready To Legalize Cannabis In August
This August, a third state may finally join Colorado and Washington in the history of the legalization of marijuana. An Alaskan poll released last week suggests that majority (52%) of voters are in favor of regulating and taxing marijuana similar to alcohol. Alaskans Lead The Campaign To Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol In early February it was announced that the “Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska” reached the signature threshold required by state election law. Accordingly, the issue was set to be included in the August 19 primary …
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Initiative To Legalize Cannabis For Adult-Use Reaches The Ballot In Alaska
ANCHORAGE, AK — The Alaska Division of Elections announced Tuesday that enough signatures have been gathered to place a legal cannabis initiative on the 2014 ballot. According to state election law, Alaska’s Campaign to regulate marijuana had to gather at least 30,000 signatures for their proposal to reach the ballot. The group submitted 46,000 signatures January 8th. Election officials reported Tuesday that more than 31,500 signatures had been validated. Further, signatures were gathered from at least 30 of the 40 House districts as required. Alaskan Voters Could Decide On Cannabis Legalization This Year …