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Notice of Office Closure

The Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development offices will be closed to the public on November 23rd and 24th. We will be closed November 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday and November 24th is an unpaid furlough day for employees to reduce state expenses.

Business Licensing

Tobacco Endorsement FAQs

1. What if I want to sell cigarettes or tobacco products? 2. How do I add a Tobacco Endorsement to my business license? 3.What are my responsibilities for the sales of tobacco products? 4. What are the penalties for the improper sale of tobacco products? 5. What if I want to sell e-cigarettes, do I need a tobacco endorsement? 6. How are e-cigarettes and other products containing nicotine regulated? 7. What if I want to sell marijuana, do I need a tobacco endorsement? 8. Who regulates marijuana? 9. I have a complaint. How do I know if my complaint is within the jurisdiction of this Division? 10. What if my complaint is not within the jurisdiction of this Division, where else I can I go with my complaint for help?

Contact Us

If you have any questions you can contact us at either the Juneau or Anchorage phone numbers listed below or by emailing us at businesslicense@alaska.gov.