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Recent News

  • 2024-2025 Marijuana Renewals have begun. To apply for your online renewal, please go here. Renewal deadline is July 1st 2024. For more all required forms and information please click here.
  • The Cannabis Testing Lab User Group will be holding its next work session on July 11th 2024 at 9:30am. Zoom link here. For more information please visit the Cannabis Testing Lab User Group Page located here. 
  • Alcoholic Beverage Licensees 2024-2025 renewals. Licensees that submitted their 2024-2025 renewal applications have  received a letter extending their 2022-2023 until  August 24, 2024, or earlier if the application can be brought to the ABC Board as complete. We are busy examining applications and will get as many to the ABC Board as possible at its upcoming meetings on April 16, 2024 and June 25, 2024. Our staff will contact you via AK-ACCIS or email should we have any questions. Thank you again for your patience. 
  • Manufacturer Direct Shipment Licensees. Here are the instructions for applying for this license type. 
  • Find the new regulations governing the alcoholic beverage licensees here.
  • Brewery, Winery, and Distillery Retailers! Effective January 1, 2024, you may now host live music or events up to four times a year per manufacturer retail license. Find the application here! And review AS 04.09.685 for all requirements. Local law enforcement approval of your events is required under AS 04.11.260(c)(3)(D).
  • Effective January 1, 2024, a common carrier may not transport of deliver alcoholic beverages to a person in the state unless approved by the board or interimly approved by the AMCO Director. Here is the list of approved common carriers.
  • Find our new keg registration form here. Under AS 04.21.012, “ a person may not purchase a keg or similar container holding four or more gallons of an alcoholic beverage unless the person provides proof that the person is over 21 years of age and completes and signs a registration form ” and  “ a licensee or an agent or employee of a licensee who sells or offers for sale a keg or similar container holding four or more gallons of an alcoholic beverage shall require a purchaser to show acceptable proof of age under AS 04.21.050(b) and sign the sworn statement on a registration form. 

 

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is established as a regulatory and quasi-judicial agency for the control of the manufacture, barter, possession, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the state. Alaska is a "license" state with the issuance of licenses by the board to private businesses.

ABC Board Meeting 

Date: June 25th
Time: 9:00am
Where: City Hall, 2022 Ahkovak Street, Utqiagvik, AK 99723 & Zoom

Meeting info:  

Meeting ID: 847 8895 6584
Passcode: 711657

Zoom Link: 
https://amco-alaska-gov.zoom.us/j/84788956584?pwd=genrqoiK1N3w5bcoWCxUBNaE8jcJur.1

Telephone: +1 (719) 359 4580 or +1 (669) 900-6833

Public Notice


    


    

Upcoming ABC Board Meetings
  • September 10th 2024 -Kodiak
  • November 19th 2024 - Fairbanks

Comment on ABC Draft Regulations

To comment on open ABC Draft Regulations, please email AMCO.regs@alaska.gov. To view a list of our regulation projects by status please visit our Statute and Regulations page.


Marijuana Control Board

The Marijuana Control Board is established as a regulatory and quasi-judicial agency for the control of the cultivation, manufacture, and sale of marijuana in the state.

MCB Board Meeting

Date: June 26th
Time: 9:00am
Where: City Hall, 2022 Ahkovak Street, Utqiagvik, AK 99723 & Zoom

Meeting info: 

April 17th 
Zoom Link: https://amco-alaska-gov.zoom.us/j/88346510648?pwd=9tlEnwvDoI8qbRblJ1vLLJ8KvirIgN.1

Meeting ID: 883 4651 0648
Passcode: 528078

Telephone: +1 (719) 359 4580 or +1 (669) 900-6833


Public Notice


 

Upcoming MCB Board Meetings
  • September 11th 2024 -Kodiak
  • November 20th 2024 - Fairbanks

Comment on MCB Draft Regulations

To comment on open MCB Draft Regulations, please email AMCO.regs@alaska.gov. To view a list of our regulation projects by statutes please visit our Statute and Regulations page.

How to Object to an Application

Under 3 AAC 306.065, interested persons may submit an objection to an application, not later than 30 days after the application has been deemed completed and notice has been sent to the local government. Completed applications with their objection deadline can be viewed here. Interested persons wanting to object to an application must submit a written statement of reasons for the objection to the applicant, and to the Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office at 550 W 7th Ave, Suite 1600, Anchorage, AK 99501 or at Marijuana Licensing, before the 30-day period expires.


To contact AMCO with questions use the links below:

The listed emails below are for correspondence directly with the ABC Board and MCB. Comments submitted through these emails are reviewed at the regularly scheduled board meetings. Comments or objections regarding specific applications should NOT be submitted to these emails.

Alcohol Beverage Control Board Comments to: abcb.amco@alaska.gov

Marijuana Control Board Comments to: mcb.amco@alaska.gov