Category Archives: Alaska

Credit Union 1 to Offer Banking Services to Alaska Cannabis Businesses

Alaskan cannabis companies can now access basic banking services, thanks to new pilot program launched by the financial cooperative Credit Union 1. In a press conference announcing the launch of the pilot today, Credit Union 1 CEO James Wileman said the program was a response to the cash crisis facing marijuana-related businesses in Alaska. Alaska […]

Here’s The Full Music Lineup for the Alaska Cannabis Cup

This weekend, we’re heading up to Wasilla for the first-ever Alaska Cannabis Cup! If you haven’t gotten your tickets for the festival yet, there’s still time. Trust us—you’re not going to want to miss this. Check out the musical line-up for the 2018 Alaska Cannabis Cup: Saturday, August 11 3-3:45: DJ Ike Kicking off our Saturday […]

Alaska Taking A Stand Against Threat of Federal Cannabis Crackdown

Bipartisan support for marijuana policy is virtually unheard of. But a unanimous vote in favor of upholding citizens’ right to legal cannabis? It’s so rare as to be almost mythical. Yet that’s exactly what happened in the Alaska House on Monday, where state legislators voted unanimously to demand that the federal government stop trying to […]

States Mull ‘Sanctuary’ Status for Cannabis Businesses

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Taking a cue from the fight over immigration, some states that have legalized marijuana are considering providing so-called sanctuary status for licensed cannabis businesses, hoping to protect the fledgling industry from a shift in federal enforcement policy. “This is a new engine of a healthy economy.” Ben Bartlett, Berkeley City Council […]