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Alaska pot board chair, a Dunleavy critic, being replaced; Alaska pot board chair, a Dunleavy critic, being replaced

Jan 15, 2020 - The Canadian Press

JUNEAU, Alaska - The chairman of the board that regulates legal marijuana in Alaska, who also is a critic of Gov. Mike Dunleavy, said he was caught off guard by news that Dunleavy was replacing him.

"You may quote me as saying I learned about this from The Associated Press," Mark Springer said late Wednesday.

Dunleavy spokesman Jeff Turner said by email that Casey Dschaak of Dillingham will replace Springer on the Marijuana Control Board, with a term set to begin March 1.

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