The Enlighten Alaska Retail store was recently granted their license from the State of Alaska Marijuana control board, making history in 2016. Before licensing construction had already begun. Though Enlighten shares their process of getting municipal approval. The next steps include applying for a special venues permit. The municipal assembly will meet again and vote on the distribution of product. Enlighten Alaska discusses facility inspections, regulations, and requirements. Also, individual Burroughs are collecting signatures to ban cannabis. Citizens are inspired to go out and vote. Enlighten elaborates that the state is understaffed and dealing with a major deficit. They speculate that the Cannabis industry carries solutions. Enlighten devoted major attention to these budget issues, cannabis taxes, jobs, and economic benefits.