Alaska

Alaska legalized medical cannabis for patients suffering from qualifying conditions with Measure 8 on March 4th, 1999, allowing the possession of up to 1 ounce and the cultivation of 6 plants for patients and caregivers. And on November 4th, 2014, Alaska legalized recreational cannabis, allowing the possession of up to 1 ounce and the cultivation of 6 plants for adults over 21.

Qualifying conditions for medical cannabis:

  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Epilepsy and other conditions characterized by spasms
  • Chronic glaucoma
  • HIV or AIDS
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Nausea

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) announced in min-January 2013 that it would begin campaigning for the legalization of marijuana. The Alaskan legalization campaign was popularized by a sensational news segments by Charlo Greene, where she proclaimed “Fuck it, I quit” after announcing she was the owner of a newly opened local medical marijuana dispensary.

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Recreational Cannabis

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