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NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES ON ONSITE CONSUMPTION CLEAN-UP IN THE REGULATIONS OF THE MARIJUANA CONTROL BOARD

NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES ON ONSITE CONSUMPTION CLEAN-UP

IN THE REGULATIONS OF THE MARIJUANA CONTROL BOARD

The Marijuana Control Board proposes to adopt regulation changes in 3 AAC 306 of the Alaska Administrative Code, dealing with onsite consumption clean-up, including the following:

  • 3 AAC 306.030(a) and (b) would allow a retail marijuana store located in an area without a local government to apply for onsite consumption endorsement.
  • 3 AAC 306.080(a) and (b) adds onsite endorsement as one of the applications that may be denied by the board.
  • 3 AAC 306.370 is repealed and readopted.
  • 3 AAC 306.990 further defines “freestanding” and adds definitions for “smoking” and “vaping”.

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 Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office at 550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1600, Anchorage AK 99501. Additionally, the Marijuana Control Board will accept comments by email 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 4:30pm on May 15, 2020.

You may submit written questions relevant to the proposed action to the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office at 550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1600, Anchorage, AK 99501 or to amco.regs@alaska.gov. The questions must be received at least 10 days before the end of the public comment period. The Alcohol and 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 and AMCO website.

If you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation in order to participate in this process, please contact the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office at amco.regs@alaska.gov or (907) 269-0350 not later than May 5, 2020, 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 and Marijuana Control Office at amco.regs@alaska.gov or (907) 269-0350.

After the public comment period ends, the Alcoholic Beverage 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 17.38.200; AS 17.38.900.

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

 

The Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office keeps a list of individuals and organizations interested in its regulations. Those on the list will automatically be sent a copy of all of the Marijuana Control Board notices of proposed regulation changes. To be added to or removed from the list, send a request to the AMCO office at amco.regs@alaska.gov, giving your name, and either your e-mail address or mailing address, as you prefer for receiving notices.

 

Date:   February 5, 2020

 

Glen Klinkhart, Interim Director

Marijuana Control Board

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Department: Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Category: Regulations
Sub-Category: Notice of Proposed Regulations
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: 2019200399
 
Publish Date: 2/5/2020
Archive Date: 5/16/2020
 
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