10 June 2016
Four applications were tabled until later meetings including three for business planning to locate in the Mat-Su Valley. The Mat-Su borough has placed a temporary moratorium on considering applications until after an October vote to possibly ban cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas of the borough.
The board will continue where it left of at 9 a.m. tomorrow morning considering another 19 applications.
The first cultivator to have an application approved was Mike Emers with Rosie Creek Farm outside of Fairbanks.
Alaska regulators have approved the state’s first license for a legal marijuana business.
Approval of the application by CannTest LLC of Anchorage, a marijuana testing facility, was met by applause and cheers during the Marijuana Control Board meeting in Anchorage. The approval is subject to the completion of local processes.
The application was among 30 up for consideration by the board, and the first taken up.