Alaska: man linked to marijuana shipments

Posted by Stoney on January 23, 2013 in Alaska Hemp, News |

The Associated Press Posted:   01/16/2013 04:31:28 PM PST   BARROW, Alaska—A 31-year-old Barrow man is accused of being involved in large shipments of marijuana mailed to the P.O. box assigned to a local college where he worked.Elekana Saga Aina was arrested Tuesday in Barrow after an 18-month investigation. He is charged with misconduct involving […]


Pro-Marijuana Group Targeting Alaska Laws

Posted by Stoney on January 23, 2013 in Alaska Hemp, Legalize, News |

ANCHORAGE – A national marijuana legalization group is targeting Alaska. The Marijuana Policy Project Group was instrumental in backing the Colorado’s ballot measure that passed in November. The group says, with over 1,200 medical marijuana users registered with the state, support for weed has been greater in Alaska than anywhere else. Back in 2004, 44 percent of […]

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What’s next for weed? Total legalization?

Posted by Stoney on January 23, 2013 in Alaska Hemp, Legalize, Marijuana, News |

With half or more Americans now favoring legalizing marijuana, President Obama has one bold option that few experts are talking about: Raising the white flag and ending the federal war on pot. To be sure, many legal experts believe the US Department of Justice instead is preparing to block new regulatory schemes passed by voters […]

Man who worked on marijuana farm gets 5 years

Posted by Stoney on January 21, 2013 in Alaska Hemp, News |

The Associated Press FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A 20-year-old man who as a teenager worked on an Alaska marijuana farm has been sentenced to five years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline handed down the punishment Friday after listening to Nathaniel Harshman read a 40-minute, paragraph-by-paragraph response to the government’s sentencing recommendations, which called […]

Jack Herer, the Emperor of Hemp, Dead at 70

Posted by Stoney on April 18, 2010 in News |

Jack Herer, legendary hemp activist and author of the seminal The Emperor Wears No Clothes, has passed away at the age of 70. The sad news that Mr. Herer died Thursday morning in Eugene, Oregon was first reported by Jack Herer became one of the most influential marijuana and hemp activists in the world through […]

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