City leaders will soon consider a proposal that would add new restrictions to marijuana businesses in Anchorage. Assembly chairman Dick Traini said a proposal to levy a city tax on legal marijuana sales is also in the works.
A recent policy change by the Department of Law is likely to increase Alaska's already high rate of plea bargains in an attempt to save money as state government grapples with a multi-billion dollar budget deficit.
JUNEAU — The state of Alaska is working to finalize rules that will help govern its legal marijuana trade. But some industry supporters say a proposed ban on on-site consumption flies in the face of an initiative approved by voters last year.