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Lawmakers hear from community officials on marijuana rules

...Alaska voters decided in November to legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana for adults 21 years and older. The law takes effect Feb. 24. The measure also allowed for individual communities to prohibit commercial activity associated with...
Board to meet on possible emergency pot regulation

...reviewed the initiative to see if any other area absolutely needed to be addressed to avoid confusion or chaos as the law takes effect. She said that issue stood out.The board will decide if that constitutes an emergency for writing a rule that...
Clarion editorial: Discussion of marijuana regulation should continue

...control over personal cultivation and possession of marijuana, though the initiative includes some restrictions. The law takes effect Feb. 24, 90 days after the November election was certified. State agencies have 9 months to come up with commercial...
State releases revenue forecast

...supported by Parnell that is aimed at increasing oil production, which has been on a downward trend for years. Much of that law takes effect Jan. 1, meaning the current fiscal year is divided between the former oil tax system and the new one.Department...
News a FerrariHAVANA (AP) - Talk about sticker shock!Cubans are eagerly flocking to Havana car dealerships as a new law takes effect eliminating a special permit requirement that has greatly restricted vehicle ownership in the country. To their...
Court orders redistricting plan be redrawn

...provisions. But it pointed to an earlier case, in which the court found that while compliance with a federal voting rights law takes precedence over compliance with the state constitution, the voting law need not be elevated in such a way that the requirements...
Senate looks at education funding: Vocational learning effort amasses support from rural districts to every disabled child or lose access to federal funding. Special education, due to the requirements of the law, takes the majority of the 20 percent, meaning there is virtually nothing left for CTE programs most of the time, proponents...
Knowles signs bill aimed at two court cases

...necessary. In addition to seeking a state solid waste permit for the Eagle River flats firing range, the groups' lawsuit seeks to have the firing range brought into compliance with the federal Clean Water Act. The law takes effect immediately.

...they never imagined Feds concede state owns submerged lands New Native artist unveils sculpture New minimum wage law takes effect Jan. 1 Couple killed in fatal crash traveling for family holiday Radar now monitors icebergs in Prince William...


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