Chapter 5.32


5.32.010    Definitions.

5.32.020    Marijuana businesses prohibited.

5.32.010 Definitions.

When used in the chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings set forth in this section:

“Industrial hemp” means the plant Cannabis sativa and any part of such plant, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis and shall also include any definition of “industrial hemp,” or similar term serving the same purpose, adopted by laws or regulations by the state of Alaska.

“Marijuana business” means any and all business, acts, or commerce subject to registration or licensure pursuant to AS 17.38. (Ord. 15-020 § 3, 2015)

5.32.020 Marijuana businesses prohibited.

A. Marijuana businesses are prohibited.

B. The prohibition contained in subsection (A) of this section shall not apply to or restrict any business, act, or commerce relating to the growing or processing of industrial hemp otherwise authorized by state or federal law, whether authorized by AS 17.38 or any other provision of state or federal law; nor shall the prohibition contained in subsection (A) of this section preclude issuance of a license or registration required for industrial hemp-related business or commerce to a qualified person or entity. (Ord. 15-020 § 3, 2015)