An engaged Alaskan democracy

Marijuana Legalization

Video from the forum thanks to Alaska Commons.

Audio thanks to Alaska Integrated Media here:

Ballot Measure 2: An Act to Tax and Regulate the Production, Sale, and Use of Marijuana

Alaska Division of Elections Ballot Measure Language
Attorney General’s Office Review of Initiative Application

Moderator

Steve Mac Donald – veteran Alaska broadcaster

Advocating “Yes” Vote

Taylor Bickford – spokesman for the “Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska”
Powerpoint presentation.

Dr. Tim Hinterberger – Chair of “Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska” has replaced Bill Parker
Powerpoint presentation.

Advocating “No” Vote

Deborah Williams – from  “Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2.”
Powerpoint presentation.

Kristina Woolston  – from   “Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2.”
Powerpoint presentation.

Links

Biographies of panelists and moderator.

Organizations

Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol
http://www.regulatemarijuanainalaska.org/about

Big Marijuana Big Mistake No on 2
http://www.bigmarijuanabigmistake.org/about-us/

News Articles

Lee Fang, Nation, July 21, 2014 “Guess Who’s Profiting from Pot Prohibition?”

http://www.adn.com/2014/06/17/3521769/round-of-public-forums-scheduled.html

http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20140413/timeline-notable-moments-40-years-alaskas-history-marijuana

http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20140422/western-alaska-leaders-fret-over-marijuana-legalization-rural-communities

http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20140618/alaska-police-chiefs-say-legalizing-marijuana-will-increase-funding-training-needs

These forums are cosponsored by:

  • Alaska Integrated Media (AIM)

  • Anchorage Public Library

  • League of Women Voters of Alaska

  • League of Women Voters of Anchorage

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