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NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES ON THC CONTENT FOR EDIBLES IN THE REGULATIONS OF THE MARIJUANA CONTROL BOARD

NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES ON THC CONTENT FOR EDIBLES

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 THC content for edibles, including the following:

  • 3 AAC 306.005(a)(1) and 3 AAC 306.300(a)(2)(A) are amended to update the range of applicable provisions
  • 3 AAC 306.560 is amended to allow for a single serving to contain not more than 10 milligrams of THC, and for a single packaged unit to contain not more than 100 milligrams of THC. The packaged unit still may not exceed 10 servings, each serving may not exceed a specific range of THC content.
  • 3 AAC 306.645(b)(1)(B)(iii) is amended to update the example provided of the 20 percent variance allowed for THC content in a single serving.
  • 3 AAC 306.645(b)(1)(C)(i) is changed from 60 milligrams to 120 milligrams based on the 20 percent variance.

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 March 5, 2021.  

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) 269-0490 not later than February 26, 2021, 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) 269-0490.

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

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.

Jane P. Sawyer

Regulations Specialist

 

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Details

Department: Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Category: Regulations
Sub-Category: Notice of Proposed Regulations
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: 2021200006
 
Publish Date: 1/13/2021
Archive Date: 3/6/2021
 
Events/Deadlines:
  • Public comment ends 3/5/21 at 4:30pm
    1/13/2021 12:00am - 3/5/2021 4:30pm