By Morgan Fox
In a decisive 14-6 decision on Monday, Alaska senators voted down an ill-advised amendment that would have banned extracts, edibles, and concentrates in 2017.
During yesterday’s debate, our opponents continued to insist that voters did not know what they were Over the weekend, hundreds of supporters called and emailed their elected officials, and their voices were heard loud and clear.
Without licensed and regulated businesses producing marijuana extracts and edibles, the criminal market would continue to thrive. Without tested and clearly packaged concentrates, patients would suffer. Senators finally got the message. Your respectful and articulate comments changed minds.
But we still have a lot of work ahead of us. SB 30 now heads to the Alaska House of Representatives, where it will undergo another series of committee hearings. Stay tuned for further updates, and we’ll let you know when your voice is needed.
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Via:: Marijuana Policy Project