Niki Raapana dedicated years to researching DPH state programs, attending city and county planning meetings, writing hundreds of letters, and filing hundreds of Freedom Information Act (FOIA) requests. She also hosted the Inaugural Alaska Hempfest in June 2016.
The CBJ crew took a trip to Alaska for a week to see what was going on with the cannabis industry there. The adventure took them all over, from Anchorage to the Matanuska Glacier, all the way out to McCarthy, and Kenny Lake, ending up at CannaCon in Anchorage. Here's the Anchorage CannaCon roundup by Ryan Augusta.