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Konsider Interviews – Episode 10: Jana Weltzin of JDW Counsel

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Jana Weltzin Named Of Counsel to Hoban & Feola, LLC to Service Clients in Alaska and Arizona

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Identity matters: Will Alaska’s cannabis entrepreneurs sell ‘marijuana,’ ‘ganja’ or ‘pot’? Jana Weltzin discusses

by Annie Zak in Alaska Dispatch News More than two years ago, Leif Abel sat around a table with his brother and his father and a list of about 50 possible names for the marijuana cultivation business they wanted to start in Kasilof. After considering whether to take on an image that clearly sends a message about […]

Marijuana bill stalls in conference over rural opt-out; Jana Weltzin discusses

By DJ Summers in Alaska Journal of Commerce A bill standing in the way of marijuana license applications is still deadlocked in Conference Committee, as legislators argue over a bill provision that would opt rural Alaska villages out of commercial marijuana. House Bill 75, introduced by Rep. Cathy Tilton, R-Wasilla, and its Senate companion, a committee substitute Senate […]

Alaska’s rural pot market could be grounded before it even takes off; Jana Weltzin discusses federal regulations

by Laurel Andrews in Alaska Dispatch News On the western coast of Alaska, more than 500 miles northwest of Anchorage, Robin Thomas hopes to start the first legal commercial marijuana grow in the famed gold rush city of Nome. A fisherman by trade, Thomas is looking for a “retirement job” that is less dangerous and less physically […]

Attorney Jana Weltzin argues anti-smoking and cannabis bill is bad for Alaska

by Jeremy Kossen in Examiner Embed from Getty Images When cannabis legalization took effect in February 2015, Alaska became the fourth state in the country to permit adult-use cannabis. Later that year, in November, Alaska appeared poised to be the only state to allow cannabis cafes and limited public cannabis use. Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board voted […]

Regulating Marijuana in Alaska Part I – Jana Weltzin talks to Your Alaska Link

by Maria Athens in Your Alaska Link Anchorage, AK- For Alaskans interested in the cannabis industry, the highly anticipated date to start applying for marijuana business licenses, takes place in just two days, February 24th.  However, how heavily do the Feds and grey area weigh, on the minds of all involved and interested? Your Alaska Link […]

Anchorage Assembly finalizes pot regs; Jana Weltzin discusses

By: DJ Summers | Alaska Journal of Commerce Anchorage’s marijuana industry is set to begin, with a final package of municipal requirements coming weeks before the Marijuana Control Board starts accepting licenses on Feb. 24. Anchorage tightened certain regulations while holding off on others. New regulations increase buffer zones in Chugiak and Eagle River, add new buffer […]

Alaska Cannabis Institute Hosts Business Forum; Jana Weltzin presents

by Marissa Silver | Your Alaska Link Around 150 people gathered in the E.R. Brown Auditorium at Alaska Pacific University on Saturday and Sunday to learn about the Marijuana Business Application process. “Essentially, they’re all trying to get information because the applications are available on February 24th,” said Cory Wray who is the Executive Director […]

Many questions remain for Indian Country cannabis – by Jana Weltzin in Marijuana Venture Magazine

Tribal leaders should take caution before driving into industry by Jana Weltzin | Marijuana Venture Magazine There’s been a lot of recent activity regarding the involvement of Indian nations in the emerging cannabis market. The murky waters of tribal enterprises swirl with unanswered questions and faulty assumptions. Will the Feds shut down tribal businesses? Do […]

Check out Jana Weltzin & JDW Counsel in @LawyerMonthly’s Women in Law Awards 2018 Magazine! #cannabis