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The Northern Lights Hookah Lounge has been attacked by the State of Alaska through the office of Cynthia Franklin, head of the alcohol Control Board.

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Cynthia issued a Cease and Desist letter to Northern Heights on behalf of the alcohol Control Board the day before the newly appointed Marijuana Control Board was to meet, which they have, and during that meeting they effectively nullified the Cease and Desist letter of the ACB, unfortunately for Northern Heights and their clients the ACB did not issue a recall letter on the aforementioned legal sledge hammer.

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A news reporter, Northshore manager Audry and NH manager Sarah discuss the Cease & Desist letter.

The owner of the Northshore Resort has no other option then to comply with the legally binding order of the ACB to protect their interests, so Cynthia Franklin forced the closing of a new business only 30 days after opening their doors on what was quite likely to be their busiest weekend thus far. I think this sort of strong arming is verging on mobster style actions.

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Northern Heights

If you can’t beat them beat their landlords and issue explicit threats that you know full well will be rescinded only hours later but that will still inflict serious financial hardship on the business.

I stopped in at the Northshore and had a delightful Moose’s Drool before heading down to enjoy some cannabis and conversation. I saw a couple folks I already knew, made a couple new friends and was intending to head back upstairs for dinner on the deck around 6. But on being informed that the lounge would have to close yet again I decided just to come home and make my own dinner. So it is safe to say that the Northshore ale House is also loosing revenue from the patrons of the lounge downstairs that will not be eating and drinking upstairs this weekend.

shishsesh6In a proper World we would have a place like this to meet with friends, in a proper World an immediate letter would be sent from the ACB on Cynthia Franklin’s letterhead rescinding the Cease & Desist letter, in a proper World those suffering financial loss would be properly compensated. But we all know this World just ain’t proper, don’t we?

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Humboldt Traders Hemp Wick

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI got my free sample of Hemp Wick from Humboldt Traders in the mail today and while I was expecting a small sample I instead got a 100 foot roll of heavy wick.

OK, so it’s hemp used to light cannabis, big deal, I have a butane lighter that does a fine job every time i use it, which is dozens of times a day, why should I use a Hemp wick to spark my bowl?

Let’s do a little research on butane, shall we?

A quick Google of “Butane inhalation” brought me to this…

Neurotoxic Effects from Butane Gas

Acute Intoxication
Because butane gas inhalants enter through the pulmonary system, they immediately enter into the blood supply and within seconds produce intoxication. The acute effects of inhalants include dizziness, hypertension (increased blood pressure), tachycardia (increased heart rate), impaired coordination, disorientation, temporal distortion, confusion, thick slurred speech, delirium, hallucinations, assaults and suicide attempts. Depending upon the inhalant, recovery may take minutes to hours or may not occur at all. Single episode use can be fatal because of oxygen displacement from red blood cells, hypoxia and asphyxiation. Victims of pulmonary effects are often found with a paper bag over the head.

Profound relaxation and deep sleep usually follow the initial euphoric phase.Unpleasant symptoms reported after the use of inhalants include agitation, seizures, ataxia, headache, and dizziness.

https://www.thcfarmer.com/community/threads/neurotoxic-effects-from-butane-gas.15291/

Yea, I can see where I have been taking in a LOT of butane over the last 40 some years of chronic weed consumption, so I can see the upside to using Hemp Wick to cut back on the neurotoxic effects from clicking my Bic.

Also, Humboldt Traders has this on their website: https://humboldt-traders.com/butane-is-bad/

But what about the taste? does it really make it better? I can’t really say one way or the other but I did notice the ease with which I could “corner” my bowl with a more precise application of flame, properly done I can get 4 “green hits” off the same bowl, win…and I’m not trying to hold a lighter in a manner that mostly ensures it will singe my thumb…win, and when passing the bowl around the circle there isn’t the annoying “hot lighter” effect that can harsh a buzz.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOverall I give this a very good rating, and I will certainly allocate a few feet of it to my camping supplies and survival “bug out bag”.

Stop by Humboldt Traders and grab your own free sample, hey, it’s free, and they even sent me a free sticker to go along with it. I’m suspecting once you try it most will find it adds to the smoking experience, kind of like the exquisiteness of a Japanese Tea ceremony adds to the flavor of the Tea.

 

 

Valley Strain Report: Mango Tango v Purple Kush


mangoThe Mango Kush could be a great bud, I can see the popularity, the sample I got could use a little more time in my opinion Thu Apr 09 22-37-52as I’d like to see the trichomes cloudy to amber.

Nice crystals and the bud is tight and has a nice fruity aroma, and hits decent. standing alone it would rate quite well…but…

purpkAfghan Purple Kush, the OG of OGs, the granddaddy from the Motherland. Bred in the Hindu Kush and deemed fine enough that God built his Holy Anointing oil around it. The bud is dense. Not overly resinous as it could well be but sticky. pealing open a layer to release fresh aroma is a thrill, it makes you want to press the oil out of it and pour it over your head…go into a small, dark holy of holies and hot box the shit out of it. Thu Apr 09 22-51-50Done right this is one of the finest smoking experiences known to man. This sample was almost done right…again, I think I would have waited a week or so…but it still does the job gangsta’ style. I know 4 people growing this strain and two of them are doing it well, this is the best 4leafsample I’ve seen, dirt grow, full organic, HPS lights and subsonic lullabies.

 

 

North West Cannabis Classic

OK, just to be clear I’m not writing this article just because my comments were deleted off of their facebook page rather than responding to them, but it did move up the desire to write it considerably.

First off I think we should look up the definition of “classic”.

classic

adjective clas·sic \ˈkla-sik\
  • used to say that something has come to be considered one of the best of its kind
  • used to say that something is an example of excellence
  • used to describe something that has been popular for a long time

The NW Cannabis Classic, as far as I can determine is none of the above. So it should just be called the NW Cannabis Related Carpet Bagger Event.

“Carpet bagger?” I can hear some of you asking.

car·pet·bag·ger
ˈkärpətˌbaɡər/noun, derogatory
noun: carpetbagger; plural noun: carpetbaggers; noun: carpet-bagger; plural noun: carpet-baggers
  • a political candidate who seeks election in an area where they have no local connections.
  • historical (in the US) a person from the northern states who went to the South after the Civil War to profit from the Reconstruction.
  • a person perceived as an unscrupulous opportunist.

As near as I can tell the NW Cannabis Classic does fit at least one of these definitions. Now, mind you I am not inferring that they are without scruples, I am saying that they are out of state opportunists trying to take your money and run.

We fought this war, we won this war, and now the Bra’s from the Island want to take a piece of the spoils of war.

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA is the first stop of the NW Cannabis Classic, a multi-city cannabis competition, trade fair and educational event.

This 3-day event offers a can’t miss experience for visitors and vendors alike, complete with innovative product demos, 100+ vibrant vendors, informative seminars, live music, private outdoor medicating area (for 21+), lucrative networking opportunities, and undeniable excitement – it’s all happening here!”

Yep, it’s all happening here and the money is all going there…and by there I mean Hawaii.

Of course we all know where anchorage stands on using marijuana to medicate at an event such as this. I can just imagine the smoking lounge where every other person is passing because they can’t inhale while they are on duty.  The law is the law and just because you want the law to go away does not mean they do. It usually means they come to see WHY you want them to go away.

I can’t see anyone pulling off a serious Cannabis Event in the Anchorauga area until at least the laws are in place to protect the consumer of cannabis.

I am hoping that perhaps the event organizers will install metal detectors to watch for guns, badges, cameras etc., but I seriously doubt they will. I do expect that a considerable number of ticket sales will be to various State and Federal agencies curious about what will be going on behind their closed doors, and I expect that will be the norm for at least a few years.

As my comments, innocent as they were, were deleted from their Fb page I’ll just leave them here and open the door for them to respond here should they so desire. But as they have never reached out to one of the oldest and most active cannabis activists in the State about their event I doubt they will bother now.

Domain Name: NWCANNABISCLASSIC.COM
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Registrant Name: Cory Wray
Registrant Organization: Valley Isle Media, LLC.
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VALLEY ISLE MEDIA LLC

VALLEY ISLE MEDIA LLC was formed on 2012-01-03 in Hawaii by CORY WRAY located at 760 S KIHEI RD UNIT 225, KIHEI, Hawaii 96753, UNITED STATES. It is currently active.

OFFICERS: CORY WRAY, Registered Agent

ALASKA HEMPFEST™

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    A 3 day protestival in Alaska, summer 2015, in association with Seattle HEMPFEST
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    Alaska HEMPFEST 2015 is a three day free political protestival to educate the public on the cannabis / hemp plant, and advocate for reforming America’s laws regarding cannabis / hemp.
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    To provide Alaskans with the space to openly discuss legislation and policies that will affect our future.To provide space for educators and business people to share and promote their research, ideas and products that will help create a healthier environment as well as boost our economy.

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I have had dreams about this coming to pass, I call up the Pizza joint and order a Hawaiian with Feta, call up the weed Joint and order a few Joints and kick back for a night of seriously chronic couch surfing while under the influence of Pizza and Pot.

disdivWhile I suspect there might some aspects of the law being violated I non the less wish Rocky well in his efforts to make my dreams a reality. (and I suspect a few of his dreams as well.) In case you didn’t know you can Dial-A-Dope today and bake tonight.  well, actually it’s more Digital Dope as they are not taking calls, but you can purchase a bag of weed, anything from a Gram to an Ounce, by visiting their website and placing your order.

There are a few little glitches here and there, for one you can’t actually SEE the weed your buying, at least not until it reaches your door, but by then you have already sent your PayPal payment so your taking your chances on the meager descriptions being provided, and the “Green goddess” that reports a “potentant head high” has me wondering.


Potentate (from the Latin potens, ‘powerful’) is a term for a person with potent, sometimes supreme, power.

disdivmanOK, so perhaps they meant Potent, but wouldn’t a bud that gave the toker potent, supreme power be awesome? Almost worth risking  $55.00 plus $10.00 delivery to score an 1/8th and find out.

A one gram Joint for $20 seems a bit steep, add the $10 delivery and your up to $30, another $10 and you can score a 1/8th oz almost anywhere around the Valley or Anchoragua.

A full Oz of Green Goddess for $320.00 is a reasonable deal even with the $10 delivery fee but again I can get $260.00 Ozs just about any day and delivery is free. I think Rocky needs to remember there is still a thriving Black Market populated with lots of talented growers eager to move their product to market.

Discreet Deliveries says they are just that, a delivery service, that is utilized by the “Discreet Beliefs Church“, which has the following “sales pitch”:

“We are building a Church for our Congregation, one STONE at a time! Each time a congregation member supports our Church, with a purchase of an “Stone”(empty bag with our personalized label and information) on our shopping cart, we will give away a matching amount of cannabis to that congregation member. Discreet Deliveries, an Alaskan courier service, (AK 1016143), will deliver your mechanically sealed stone to your door.”

Now, I’m not a Lawyer, but I sense some effort to circumvent the law there even if they have filed the proper paperwork with the State of Alaska to be an actual Church, which I see no indication of, and I suspect that should they desire to do so the long arm of the law could stick the short arm of the law where the Sun don’t shine and close down both the Church and their delivery service. I hope it don’t happen though.

There are some other issues, like hosting with SloDaddy and not supporting any number of local Alaskan website Designers and Hosting providers (like Webmusher Design, Alaska Hemp’s host and webmaster for over 10 years!) and there not being a single review that I could find, and the “Church” is “CLOSED Sunday” and Google search will bring up a LOT of dead pages and shoddy webdesign like this it is nice to see a vision of things hopefully to come once the regulations get ironed out.

UPDATE:

I sent Rocky a link hoping he would offer some comments, he did, then when he found out I wrote this he offered a few more comments then banned me on facebook so I could not respond. So I’ll respond here.

 

  • Rocky Burns

    Rocky Burns

    I don’t sell green crack or anything from California. Why would you bring up GoDaddy?

    Well, because your shopping cart is “powered by GoDaddy”.
    godadgdadSee?

     

     

     

    Rocky Burns
    Yeah you start picking on some pretty weak stuff, thats smashing. I have tried really hard to stay 100% Alaskan, and it took some low ball shit like that to smear me Bill. Why not focus on my competitors? I have ACTUAL PROOF they all are buying from California, yet I have refused over and over, even though I can get lbs for $800. I could lower my prices then

     Bill/Stoney: What competitors?  I don’t see anyone else offering home deliver of weed.
  • Rocky Burns

    Rocky Burns

    But our ALASKAN weed strains are awesome, and we have plenty of people who buy every day. I have over 100 card carrying members to that Church you say isn’t a Church by a circumvention

     You didn’t even look up definitions I guess Bill. Even Websters says “Hockey is a Religion in Canada” You should learn about a basic premise called Separation of Church and State. If fact I would love to debate you live on any of these subjects if you question my “legality”
    Bill/Stoney: Ok, so you heard about this “separation of Church and State” thing and decided that will cover your possibly illegal activities.
    Then I can assume that you have filed the proper certificates with the state affirming your religious status? Can I see a copy?

    AS 10.40.020. Execution of Articles of Incorporation.

    An archbishop, bishop, president, trustee in trust, president of stake, president of congregation, overseer, presiding elder, or clergyman, of a church or religious society, who has been chosen, elected or appointed, in conformity with the constitution, canons, rites, regulations, or discipline of the church or religious society, and in whom is vested the legal title to the property of the church or religious society, may execute written articles of incorporation in triplicate, acknowledged before an officer authorized to take acknowledgments.

    AS 10.40.030. Filing and Recording of Articles of Incorporation.

    One copy of the articles shall be filed with the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development; one copy shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the superior court in the judicial district in which the principal place of business of the corporation is to be located; and one copy shall be retained by the corporation. Each copy filed shall be recorded in a book kept for that purpose.

    AS 10.40.040. Contents of Articles of Incorporation.

    The articles of incorporation must specify

    (1) the name of the corporation;
    (2) the purpose of the corporation;
    (3) the estimated value of its property at the time of executing the articles of incorporation;
    (4) the title of the person executing the articles; and
    (5) the name and address of the person upon whom process may be served.

    http://touchngo.com/lglcntr/akstats/Statutes/Title10/Chapter40.htm

 

 

Denali Smoke

http://denalismoke.com/

Mission Statement

Denali Smoke is an effort to chronicle and comment on the development of regulations governing the recent legalization of marijuana in Alaska. Already, less than three weeks after the people of Alaska voted to legalize marijuana, various factions have started trying to limit Alaskans’ newly won freedoms.

The University of Alaska has announced students will not be allowed to possess marijuana on campus. State legislators have announced bills that would further limit Alaskans’ right to possess marijuana in public. The U.S. Coast Guard has stated that marijuana is still illegal on Alaska’s waterways and will be confiscated and the owners may be prosecuted when they find it. The Alaska State Troopers are still writing citations and confiscating any marijuana they find. Three members of the Anchorage Assembly have introduced an ordinance seeking to outlaw commercial sale and distribution in our state’s largest city.

Opponents of Alaska’s attempt to regulate marijuana like alcohol are not giving up nor backing down, instead they have gone on the offensive. Alaskans, those who use marijuana and those who believe in individual liberty want to see the law implemented the way it was written will need to stay informed and involved as the regulations are developed and implemented. Denali Smoke is an effort to help that happen.

No newspaper or blog ever written has been unbiased and so this one will not be either. Every journalist has an agenda, to expect otherwise is an exercise in naivety. In the case of Denali Smoke, the agenda is to shed light on the implementation of Alaska’s new marijuana law as honestly as we can while guarding our rights as an Alaskan.

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