Alaska became the third U.S. state, along with Washington and Colorado, to legalize recreational use of marijuana on Tuesday, but it still is illegal to smoke marijuana in public.
People who do smoke in public will be fined $100. But the initiative didn’t define what being in public means, so the alcohol regulatory board planned to meet early Tuesday to discuss an emergency response, according to the Associated Press.
State regulators also are drafting rules to cover the taxation and sale of marijuana by Nov. 24. The first business licenses will be accepted starting in February 2016.