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Marijuana Control Board proposed regulations--marijuana retail store onsite consumption endorsement

NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE REGULATIONS OF THE MARIJUANA CONTROL BOARD REGARDING THE ADDITION OF AN ONSITE MARIJUANA CONSUMPTION ENDORSMENT TO THE RETAIL MARIJUANA LICENSE

The Marijuana Control Board proposes to adopt regulation changes in 3 AAC 306 of the Alaska Administrative Code, dealing with onsite marijuana consumption endorsements for retail marijuana establishments, including the following:

(1)       3 AAC 306.370 proposes to allow retail marijuana licensees to apply for an onsite consumption endorsement if certain conditions are met.

(2)       3 AAC 306.990 proposes to define “marijuana consumption area” and “retail marijuana store premises.”  

You may comment on the proposed regulation changes, including the potential costs to private persons of complying with the proposed changes, by submitting written comments to the Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office at 550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1600, Anchorage, AK 99501. Additionally, the Marijuana Control Board will accept comments by electronic mail at amco.regs@alaska.gov. Comments may also be submitted through the Alaska Online Public Notice System by accessing this notice on the system and using the comment link. The comments must be received not later than 4:30 pm on October 27, 2017.

You may submit written questions relevant to the proposed action to the Marijuana Control Board by email at amco.regs@alaska.gov or at 550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1600, Anchorage, AK 99501. The questions must be received at least 10 days before the end of the public comment period. The Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office will aggregate its response to substantially similar questions and make the questions and responses available on the Alaska Online Public Notice System.

If you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation in order to participate in this process, please contact Jedediah Smith at amco.regs@alaska.gov or (907) 269-0350 not later than October 16, 2017 to ensure that any necessary accommodation can be provided.

A copy of the proposed regulation changes is available on the Alaska Online Public Notice System and by contacting the Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office at (907) 269-0350 or amco.regs@alaska.gov.

After the public comment period ends, the Marijuana Control Board will either adopt the proposed regulation changes or other provisions dealing with the same subject, without further notice, or decide to take no action. The language of the final regulation may be different from that of the proposed regulation. You should comment during the time allowed if your interests could be affected. Written comments received are public records and are subject to public inspection.

Statutory authority: AS 17.38.010; AS 17.38.070; AS 17.38.121; AS 17.38.150; AS 17.38.190; AS 17.38.200; AS 17.38.900

Statutes being implemented, interpreted, or made specific: AS 17.38.070 AS 17.38.200 AS 17.38.210

Fiscal information: The proposed regulation changes are not expected to require an increased appropriation.

Date:   August 21, 2017

Erika McConnell, director

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Department: Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Category: Regulations
Sub-Category: Notice of Proposed Regulations
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: JU2017200548
 
Publish Date: 8/21/2017
Archive Date: 10/28/2017
 
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