Petersburg Pilot -

Current Petersburg Pilot subscribers! Your print subscription entitles you to complete access to our new comprehensive website.  Contact Pilot staff for help setting up your account. Not yet a Pilot subcriber? Subscribe online now!

Alaska Legislature urges feds to rethink marijuana stance

 


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature has passed a resolution urging the federal government to

reconsider its listing of marijuana as a controlled substance.

The resolution also asks the federal government to respect the state’s authority to regulate the use, production and distribution of marijuana in Alaska.

The House voted 37-0 Monday to accept changes made by the Senate. The Senate passed the resolution unanimously earlier in April.

Alaska voters in 2014 approved legalizing recreational use of marijuana by those 21 and older. Marijuana remains illegal at the federal level.



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018