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Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market

...both of which legalized recreational use in 2012.The federal guidelines to which Melton refers were issued by Deputy Attorney General James Cole on Feb. 14, 2014. The memorandum, called the "Cole Memo," outlines several guidelines for...
Federal judge decides against citing state attorney

...a halt to prosecutions of such offenders for failing to register. Earlier this month, Russel threatened to cite deputy attorney general Cindy Cooper and the attorney general's office for disobeying the order. ''Although it is the court's...
Self-defense law change could cost state $450,000 a year a person's "duty to retreat" in a potential self-defense situation are broadened, said Richard Svobodny, deputy attorney general for the Department of Law's criminal division. Alaska law requires a person contemplating the use of deadly...
Deep Creek boat launch rebuild stalls

...would send the case back to the commission, as well. In this situation, borough Planning Director Max Best and Deputy Attorney Holly Montague made such a motion Oct. 19, arguing that planning commissioners had failed to make findings in support...
ACT members oppose changes to initiative process any number. McBride said state law clearly allows for adding new sponsors at a later time. On Friday borough Deputy Attorney Holly Montague agreed, saying that a closer reading of state statute showed adding new sponsors before petition signature...
Petition charge gone; hearing planned

...and an unlimited number of collectors. In a Sept. 27 memo to the assembly, Borough Attorney Colette Thompson, Deputy Attorney Holly Montague and Biggs said further review of state statutes had led to refinements of the proposed changes, including...

...possession is a problem, but he noted police aren't exactly peeking into people's homes to see if they have the drug.Deputy Attorney General Richard Svobodny said in an email that home-use marijuana cases in Alaska are few because authorities have...
Are term limits legal?

...question is whether the court would rule on section (d) as it did on section (b). "The court," said Borough Deputy Attorney Holly Montague in a June 15 memo, "may in the future hold that this statutory authority to limit the number of terms...


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