Social consumption of cannabis is a topic that is continually talked about in both marijuana industry and policy and an issue the Alaska Marijuana Control Board has been tasked with. Both Portland and Denver are working hard to pioneer this space, but neither of these cities has gotten to a space where a program is fully rolled out.
However, Alaska is trying to change that.
The Alaska Marijuana Control Board in was recently expected to consider whether to move forward with proposed rules for allowing retail cannabis customers to consume their purchases on site, something that no other state that has legalized the recreational use of pot has allowed. Unfortunately, discussions about onsite marijuana consumption have been delayed until next month by Alaska marijuana regulators.
Kim Cole is the Owner/Founder of Raspberry Roots, which will be a fully integrated cultivation, manufacturing, and retail in Anchorage, Alaska.
Cole has been very active in following the roll out of this policy. and explained that the Alaska Marijuana Control Board had to delay the discussion and creation of onsite consumption regulations because there were so many potential licenses to…