From Alaska Journal of Commerce:
The pursuit of retail onsite consumption of legal cannabis in Alaska is not going away.
The Marijuana Control Board, which crafts all regulations for the state’s cannabis industry, voted to begin a regulation project for onsite consumption only a month after voting down a set of regulations that would have advanced it.
Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office staff will review the regulations and post them for public comment before March 20, when Erika McConnell is set to take over the position of AMCO director.
Onsite consumption provision for retail stores in Alaska would allow a separate, independently ventilated room for customers to purchase and consume product from only that store.
For Alaska’s 2 million annual tourists, industry stakeholders say onsite consumption provisions are essential, as tourists will have nowhere to smoke without them.
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