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CBD and Hemp Legality in Alaska: Alaska Hemp Laws (2021 update)

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2021 Update –

No new updates on hemp and CBD laws. 
3 AAC 306 (REGULATIONS FOR THE MARIJUANA CONTROL BOARD) – defines who and where it is allowed to be licensed, and the conditions in which you can/cannot be licensed.

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In addition to the federal hemp laws laid out in the 2018 Farm Bill, each state has its own state hemp laws. Before we dive in on Alaska Hemp Laws and the legality of CBD in Alaska, it is important to understand the different types of hemp and CBD products that these laws may be applied to.

Is CBD legal in Alaska?

There are many (somewhat confusing) terms for hemp oil:

FAQ: Hemp and CBD Legality in Alaska

2021 Update:

When it comes to buying CBD products, hemp flower, and hemp cigarettes here are some frequently asked questions that come up:

Is Full Spectrum CBD Legal in Alaska?

That is a trick question because full-spectrum CBD is not the same as the so-called PCR Hemp Oil! This new marketing term is certainly introducing even more confusion around CBD products.

Alaska hemp laws very tightly regulates hemp cultivation, hemp processing, stores selling CBD, and CBD products. Most CBD and hemp products will not be legal in Alaska because the state requires all products to go through an endorsement process.

Is It Legal to Ship PCR Hemp Oil to Alaska?

It is legal to ship ALL types of hemp products with less than 0.3% THC to all US States according to the 2018 Farm Bill.

Where to Buy Full Spectrum CBD Oil in Alaska?

If you are looking to buy CBD in Alaska, you can only do so legally at a store that is registered with the state. Online sales are not legal because all CBD products must have an endorsement from the state and meet the strict guidelines of the Alaska hemp laws.

Do you need a special license to purchase PCR Hemp Oil in Alaska?

You don’t need a special license to purchase CBD hemp oil (all types) in Alaska, only to grow, test, or sell products.

How Does Alaska Legally Define Hemp?

“industrial hemp” means all parts and varieties of the plant Cannabis sativa L. containing not more than 0.3 percent delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol.

AS 03.05.100

Growing and Selling Hemp in Alaska

Alaska hemp growers and handlers must be registered and licensed with the state. They have a very detailed legal process to follow. Currently, no one is growing hemp in Alaska, so the state has cut the program’s budget significantly. Alaska hemp laws are not going anywhere though since they also tightly regulate CBD retailers and CBD products.

Retail Hemp and CBD products must comply with Alaska hemp laws:

In addition to Alaska state CBD laws and the 2018 Farm Bill hemp laws, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has additional requirements for CBD and hemp companies to meet. Alaska state hemp laws allow for CBD products such as:

Alaska CBD Labeling Laws

Alaska hemp laws have specific requirements for CBD product labels. All CBD products need to contain the following information:

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