Alaska Approves Regulations for Marijuana Consumption in Retail Shops
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Alaska Approves Regulations for Marijuana Consumption in Retail Shops

Some in the industry say it’s possible the first onsite use areas are approved by this summer.

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March 14, 2019

Alaska is now the first in the country with statewide rules allowing onsite use of marijuana at specially authorized stores.

On Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer signed the regulations that were approved by marijuana regulators in December. Last week the Department of Law found no legal problems with the rules.

The rules go into effect April 11, at which point interested retail businesses can start applying for onsite use.

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