Tag Archives: Marijuana cultivation in Kodiak

Marijuana Industry Sees Slow Start in Kodiak Island Borough


Marijuana. Image Courtesy of Brett Levin / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak Island Borough finalized regulations for the island’s commercial marijuana industry in April, but no businesses have sprung up yet. The new code outlines what cultivation, testing, and commercial sale would look within the borough, and it was the product of months of work from the Kodiak Island Borough …

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Public Gives Comment Against Marijuana Business and Cultivation in Residential Districts

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Permitting marijuana cultivation in borough residential districts has proved controversial. At a special work session last week, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and borough staff talked over Marijuana Task Force recommendations on what regulation should look like. During public comment, several community members spoke against cultivation in residential districts, including Deborah Kirk, who lives in rural residential, or …

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