AK cannabis regulators float on-site consumption, testing, tracking rule changes

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The Alaska Marijuana Control Board is seeking public comment by June 19 on proposed changes to the state’s rules for on-site cannabis consumption spaces and the testing and tracking of marijuana.

Among other changes, regulators recommend:

  • Allowing retail stores not in freestanding buildings to have on-site consumption of edibles only.
  • Increasing the cost of the license fee for marijuana testing facilities.
  • Requiring a testing laboratory to submit changes to standard operating procedures to regulators for review and approval.
  • Changing requirements for marijuana that has failed testing as well as standards for cultivation and preparation of marijuana samples for testing.