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Now in Effect: Alaska Law Takes First Step to Legalize Raw Milk

Now in Effect: Alaska Law Takes First Step to Legalize Raw Milk

The new law legalizes raw milk through contracts granting part ownership of livestock, commonly known as herd shares. Under the law, consumers can pay a farmer a fee for a “share” in either an individual animal or a herd of animals. In return, the consumer gets access to unpasteurized milk produced by the animals.

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Getting Some Appreciation for Our Efforts on Right to Try

Getting Some Appreciation for Our Efforts on Right to Try

A lot of our work goes on behind the scenes. As a result, it can often go unnoticed. So, it’s nice when the legislators and other elected officials we work with acknowledge the effort we put in. That happened recently when Alaska Gov. Bill Walker invited me to the bill signing ceremony for the Alaska…

Signed By the Governor: Alaska Right to Try Act Rejects Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

Signed By the Governor: Alaska Right to Try Act Rejects Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

JUNEAU, Alaska (July 16, 2018) – On Friday, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signed a bill into law that allows terminally ill patients to bypass some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments. Rep. Jason Grenn (I-Anchorage) introduced House Bill 43 (HB43) last year. The law gives terminally ill patients access…

To the Governor: Alaska Passes Right to Try Act to Reject Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

To the Governor: Alaska Passes Right to Try Act to Reject Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

JUNEAU, Alaska (April 26, 2018) – Yesterday, the Alaska Senate unanimously gave final approval to a bill that would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients. Rep. Jason Grenn (I-Anchorage) introduced House Bill 43 (HB43) last year. The…

Signed by the Governor: Alaska Law Legalizes Industrial Hemp Despite Federal Prohibition

Signed by the Governor: Alaska Law Legalizes Industrial Hemp Despite Federal Prohibition

JUNEAU, Alaska (April 18, 2018) – Last Friday, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signed a bill into law legalizing industrial hemp and creating a licensing program for its cultivation in the state. The new law takes another step toward nullifying federal prohibition on the plant in practice. Sen. Shelly Hughes (R) filed Senate Bill 6 (SB6)…

Alaska House Passes Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp

Alaska House Passes Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp

JUNEAU, Alaska (Feb. 20, 2018) – Yesterday, the Alaska House passed a bill to legalize industrial hemp and create a licensing program for its cultivation in the state, taking the first step toward nullifying federal prohibition on the plant in practice. Sen. Shelly Hughes (R) filed Senate Bill 6 (SB6) last year and it carried…

Alaska Committee Passes Right to Try Act to Reject Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

Alaska Committee Passes Right to Try Act to Reject Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

JUNEAU, Alaska (Feb. 19, 2018) – A bill moving through the Alaska Senate would set the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients. Rep. Jason Grenn (I-Anchorage) introduce House Bill 43 (HB43) last year and it carried over into the…

Alaska Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp

Alaska Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp

JUNEAU, Alaska (Feb. 13, 2018) – An Alaska House committee has passed a bill to legalize industrial hemp and creating a licensing program for its cultivation in the state, taking the first step toward nullifying federal prohibition on the plant in practice. Sen. Shelly Hughes (R) filed Senate Bill 6 (SB6) last year and it…