Vote Medical Marijuana Alaska State Grade
Safe access to medical cannabis was first approved in Alaska by Measure 8 (1998), an initiative supported by 58 percent of voters. Alaska Senate Bill 94 was passed in June 1999 and modified the law created by Measure 8 to require medical marijuana patients to register with the state health department and limit the amount of marijuana they and their caregivers may legally possess.
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View and print the Alaska MMJ State Report from our latest report: Medical Marijuana access in the U.S. A Patient-Focused Analysis of the Patchwork of State Laws.
While many state programs have important elements helpful to patients, no state has yet established an ideal, comprehensive program, and the recent trend of restrictive medical marijuana laws fails to meet the needs of patients. Contact your representative today!