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Despite legal issues, Alaska marijuana delivery service is open for business

At least one marijuana delivery service is openly selling pot in Southcentral Alaska, more than a month before the ballot initiative that legalized recreational marijuana use in the state officially goes into effect.

“Technically we are acting [rogue] … but look forward to being legal soon,” reads the website of Discreet Deliveries, which offers to drop off up to an ounce of marijuana to paying customers in Anchorage and the Matanuska Valley.

Discreet Deliveries owner Rocky Burns, a 37-year-old former real estate agent from Wasilla, seems to be taking the risks in stride.

“If I was at all worried, I wouldn’t have started,” Burns said.

But state agencies on Monday warned that such a cavalier approach is dangerous. [Read More]

Rob Meagher

Rob Meagher

Rob Meagher, CBE’s Founder, President and Editor-in-Chief is a 30 year veteran of the media world. His career has spanned from stints representing the Washington Post, USA Weekend, Reader’s Digest, Financial World & Corporate Finance to the technology world where he worked at International Data Group and Ziff Davis where he was part of the launch team for The Web Magazine, Yahoo Internet Life, Smart Business and Expedia Travels before starting his own marketing and Publisher’s Representative Firm. He also ran all print and online media sales and marketing for the Society for Human Resource Management before partnering with Forbes and then Fortune to create Special Sections covering a variety of topics. Rob, who started CBE Press in 2014, can be contacted at [email protected]

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