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Voices of Alaska: Legalizing recreational marijuana not in Alaska's interest

...If proposition 2 passes, we would have established a dual system. It would be unlawful to buy or sell marijuana under federal law but permissible under state law. Such an inconsistency has the federal government telling us one thing and the state...

...generally considered the liberal half of the state.Under federal law, marijuana remains illegal, and what the licensed...many pot shops even have armed security guards. Under federal law, that looks a lot like possessing a firearm in furtherance...
Work approved in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...Claims Settlement Act of 1971, including certain mineral rights in federal conservation units like wildlife refuges.Under federal law the Department of the Interior, which manages wildlife refuges, must grant Alaska Native corporations access to...
List shouldn't be public

...the shooter in the Virginia Tech case to illegally purchase the weapons he used in last spring's mass killing. Under federal law, gun dealers cannot sell weapons to a person a court has ruled is an immediate "danger to himself or the public...
Two firms race to get jack-up rigs to inlet

...seeking $60 million in low-cost financing available through a federal stimulus program to help it purchase its rig. Under federal law, the financing must be coordinated by a state development corporation, such as the Alaska Industrial Development...
Lawmakers considering dam

...specializing in large power projects, to do preliminary design and engineering work related to the license application. Under federal law FERC must authorize a hydroelectric project. There seems to be wide support in the Legislature for the $65 million...

...targeting stores in Los Angeles they said were raking in huge sums of money and attracting crime. Pot remains illegal under federal law."What weighs heavy in my mind is that no matter what we do, the federal government will still come in and shut...
Beach access case goes to court

...the Kenai Superior Courthouse. "The state statutes have nothing to do with whether there was a right-of-way under federal law," said Ron Baird, representing OSK. "The patent simply does not call out the easement for (Nikishka) Beach...
Federal panel looks at Fairbanks air quality idea is the central proposal in the borough's recently completed plan to reduce carbon monoxide emissions. Under federal law, the borough may not exceed carbon monoxide standards more than once for two consecutive years. Exceeding the standard...
Rx database heads to vote

...IA, IIA, IIIA, IVA or VA medications controlled under state law, or schedule I, II, III, IV or V controlled under federal law. The law would apply to patients receiving medications through a pharmacy, not inpatients in a licensed health...


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