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Budding entrepreneurs Brothers plan business for post-legalization Alaska

For about a year now, business partners and brothers James and Giono have been planning and preparing, but the product they hope to provide to Alaskans isn’t legal yet.

Meet two of Alaska’s hopeful “ganjapreneurs.”

Originally from Minnesota, James started spending summers in Southeast Alaska about 10 years ago. After a few summers, he started a family and moved to Juneau permanently, inviting family members to come check the place out.

Giono moved to Alaska about six years ago, leaving behind a career as a semi-professional BMX athlete to sort out associated health issues and be around family.

“I moved down here and realized that Alaskans were dealing with a bunch of horrible marijuana,” Giono said. “It wasn’t easy to get here and the quality was horrible.” [Read More]

 

 

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  1. James and Giono, I read this article and I have to say I was surprised. There are some GREAT strains in Alaska that were there before you ever came to Alaska. I also have a question where you talk about the run off water. As long as you are growing 100% organic there is not any problem where the water goes. I am sad that as newbie Alaskans you think you have all the answers. Talk to the oldtimers in this industry in Alaska they can point you in the right direction. Alaska has a lot of them!

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