Alaska seeks public comment on onsite marijuana consumption

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Alaska regulators plan to take public comment through Oct. 27 on a proposal that would allow authorized recreational marijuana shops to provide a place for people to consume the cannabis products they buy.

Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board has gone back and forth on whether to allow onsite consumption but agreed once again to seek comment on draft rules.

The proposed regulations include giving local governments the right to protest a store’s application for onsite use.

Rec marijuana retailers are pushing for onsite use to give the 1 million-plus tourists who come to Alaska annually somewhere to consume marijuana.

– Associated Press and Marijuana Business Daily