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Regulatory board reviews proposed marijuana regulations

...retail marijuana sales, cultivation and manufacturing are allowed in the community.Cynthia Franklin, executive director of the state alcohol board, said there will be one major difference between alcohol and marijuana regulations: Communities...
State geologists raise estimates for Inlet gas reserves

...the division, and the new figure is about 1.54 trillion cubic feet of gas, according to Paul Decker, acting director of the state Division of Oil and Gas. Decker presented the estimates in a briefing to an energy task force of Commonwealth...
Marijuana criminal bills put on hold for rewrite draft some of the marijuana regulations, an option provided in the initiative.Cindy Franklin, executive director of the state's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, said during the hearing that a hybrid approach, where such a board shared...
Lawmakers hear from community officials on marijuana rules

...Seaton's bill to separate and delay the regulations for marijuana concentrates.Cynthia Franklin, executive director of the state's Alcoholic Beverage Control board, said that's not necessary. The voter initiative passed in August delegated...
'Rare escape' leads to security review of Kenai youth facility

...after five inmates escaped following a riot that left two guards seriously injured Friday night.Karen Forrest, director of the state division of Juvenile Justice, said she is "saddened" by the incident that took place Friday when seven juvenile...
Walker names DNR, Revenue commissioners

...Mark Myers as Natural Resources commissioner and Randall Hoffbeck as Revenue commissioner.Myers is a former director of the state Division of Oil and Gas and U.S. Geological Survey who most recently has served as vice chancellor of research...

...Mexico."People say it's cultural," Greg Howard said. "Culture is no excuse for cruelty."Howard Goldman, director of the state Humane Society, said the organization supports the Howards because it also opposes steer-tailing."We consider...
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How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...number Walker holds, the state historian, Jo Antonson, said she was unaware of how Alaska counts governors. The director of the state Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums, Linda Thibodeau, didn't know, either.Antonson suggested the...
Governor-elect Walker sees tough days ahead

...made clear his intent to reach out to Mallott as part of his decision-making process. Kay Brown, executive director of the state Democratic Party, said she hopes to see a coalition-type government where different points of view are represented...
Buccaneer struggles with offshore plans

...Oct. 31 state deadline for being off the location as its reason for quitting the well.However, Bill Barron, director of the state Division of Oil and Gas, says the company could have requested an extension to the Oct. 31 operations deadline...


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