Alaska Cannabis Expungements & Felonies

Alaska Cannabis Expungements & Felonies

Discover comprehensive insights into the Alaska cannabis expungement process through these detailed and informative Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

How did Alaska handle expungements for cannabis?

While no expungement law or program is implemented in Alaska, as of May 2023, those previously convicted of possessing one ounce or less of cannabis are eligible for record sealing.

All felonies? Only non-violent?

Unfortunately, all felonies within the past five years disqualify an applicant for licensure in Alaska.

Were there any crimes related to cannabis that disqualified someone from applying as a social equity applicant?

Aside from a felony within the past five years, those who have been convicted of the following do not qualify for licensure:

  • Conviction of selling alcohol in violation of state law;
  • A misdemeanor involving controlled substances;
  • Misdemeanor relating to the distribution or sale of cannabis within two years prior to applying for a permit.

Status of Current Social Equity Program:

Alaska does not have a state social equity program.

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