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Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office

Task Force On Recreational Marijuana

Pursuant to AS 17.38.121(b) and AS 17.38.150, solely the Marijuana Control Board has authority to propose and adopt regulations. These regulatory changes are being discussed and under consideration by the Governor’s Advisory Taskforce on Recreational Marijuana. Its consideration of these items does not supplant Board authority in any way 

Task Force Report to Marijuana Control Board

Next Meeting: February 13 11am
Meeting ID: 847 4483 2966
Passcode: 283534
Zoom Link:

Agenda: February Agenda

October 3rd Meeting Documents/Notes:
Monthly Report - October 2023

June 30th Meeting Documents/Notes:

Hemp Regs Letter
Hemp Regs Letter Aaron's Edits

June 27th Meeting Documents/Notes:
Fiscal Note
Draft Regulations approved for notice
Non-Newspaper Notices

May 22nd Meeting Documents/Notes:
Tax Force Meeting Minutes 5.15.2023

May 15th Meeting Documents/Notes:
Tax Force Meeting Minutes 203.04.17

May 1st Meeting Documents/Notes:
Tax Force Meeting Minutes 203.04.17
Task Force Response to HB119
Transportation Letter

April 17th Meeting Documents/Notes:
Tax Force Meeting Minutes 2023.03.23
Tax Force Meeting Minutes 2023.04.03 
Marijuana Task Force 306.435

April 3rd Meeting Documents/Notes:
HB 119 Task Force Notes 3.23.2023
Task Force Meeting Minutes 3/20/2023
Committee Metting
2021 Alaska ICPS Cannabis Report
Cannabis Tracking System Batch Plant Tagging

March 23rd Meeting Documents/Notes:
Tax Bill Changes

March 20 Meeting Documents/Notes:
Requests regarding the State Industrial Hemp Plan
Marijuana Control Board Support of Task Force
Marijuana Tax Changes Analysis 2023
Response to Memo Marijuana Task Force Recommendations
Marijuana Task Force Recommendations
House Bill
Retail Sales Endorsement for Licensed Cultivations
Regulations Changes Proposed by Gary Evans, Aaron Stiassney, Barrett Goodall, Samuel Hachey

March 13 Meeting Documents/Notes:
Transportation Letter
Retail Sales Endorsement for Licensed Marijuana Cultivation Facility
Task Force Meeting Minutes 2.21.2023
Marijuana Control Board Support


February 21 Meeting Documents/Notes:
Marijuana Excise Tax Funding Impacts SY23
Task Force Meeting Minutes 2/06/2023
Retail Sales Endorsement for Licensed Marijuana Cultivation Facility Provided by Leif Abel


January 23rd Meeting Documents/Notes:
Task Force Meeting Minutes 12/27/2022
Task Force Meeting Minutes 1/9/2023
Task Force Meeting Minutes 1/23/2023


Advisory Task Force on Recreational Marijuana Report

Retail Sales by Product Type - 2020 Alaska Production
Retail Sales by Product Type - 2021 Alaska Production
Retail Sales by Product Type - 2022 Alaska Production


 Department of Revenue Marijuana Tax Change Analysis

January 9th Meeting Documents/Notes:
MMCC Non-Delta 9 THC Report
Oregon Task Force Report
Washington Hemp Report
Virginia Task Force Report 
Colorado Task Force Report
Task Force Recommendations By Leif Abel
Task Force Recommendations By Nick Miller
Distilled Spirits Council Tax Briefs
Utah Medical Cannabis

December 19th Meeting Documents/Notes:
Navigating the Complexities of Hemp & Cannabis Regulation: The New Cannabinoid Industry Presentation
Senate Bill 22-205: Intoxicating Hemp and Tetrahydrocannabinol Products
Meeting Minutes


December 12th Meeting Documents/Notes:
Intoxicating hemp edibles found in Anchorage stores
Second Substitute House Bill 1668
Second Substitute House Bill 5547
December 12th Meeting Minutes

Colorado Regulations 'SB 22-205 Intoxicating Hemp And Tetrahydrocannabinol Products''

Colorado regulations 'SB 22-205 Meeting Documents'

Ryan Tunseth  OR  475c.009 Definitions for ORS 475c.005 to 475c.525. As used in ORS 475c.005 to 475c.525: (1) “Adult use cannabinoid” includes, but is not limited to, tetrahydrocannabinols, Tetrahydrocannabinolic acids that are artificially or naturally derived, delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinols , delta-9- tetrahydrocannabinols , the optical isomers of delta-8- tetrahydrocannabinols or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinols and any artificially derived cannabinoid that is reasonably determined to have an intoxicating effect.

Aaron Stiassny - CA -““THC” and comparable cannabis is broadly defined to include tetrahydrocannabinol, and tetrahydrocannabidiol, including delta-9-THC. The molecule, traditionally recognized as THC, as well as its isomers delta-8-THC and delta-10-THC and any other cannabinoid except CBD. That California and the Department of Health determines causes intoxication. The Department may exclude from the definition of THC and THC isomers that does not cause intoxication.'

December 5th Meeting Documents:
RESIN: Revenue Estimates Sales Inventory Numbers
Meeting Minutes 12/5/2022