Walker says no delay in coming up with marijuana regulations


FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker said he is confident the rule-making process for commercial marijuana sales can proceed on time, a reversal of an earlier statement that he was thinking of extending the period.

The announcement comes two weeks after Walker said he was considering a 90-day delay in implementing a regulatory system for legal marijuana sales, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.

Walker said in a statement issued Tuesday that officials assured him the statutory and regulatory timelines can be met as outlined in the ballot initiative passed by voters in Nov...

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