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Alaska Establishes Marijuana Control Board

A bill signed into law Monday creates a Marijuana Control Board that will take the lead in crafting Alaska’s marijuana laws. 

Signed by Gov. Bill Walker, House Bill 123 creates a five-member volunteer board that will craft Alaska’s marijuana regulations. It will address a wide array of issues, from the amount of THC allowed per edible product to business license types to security and safety requirements. 

Walker’s signing of the bill is no surprise. He said he supported the version that lawmakers passed.

“I look forward to seeing the hard work of the (Alcoholic Beverage Control) Board continue, and I know the Marijuana Control Board has an incredibly big task ahead,” Walker said in a press release. [Read more at the Alaska Dispatch News]

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