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June 2, 1999 – Alaska Makes Enrollment in State Patient Registry Mandatory

“[Alaska’s] Senate Bill 94, which took effect on June 2, 1999, mandates all patients seeking legal protection under this act to enroll in the state patient registry and possess a valid identification card. Patients not enrolled in the registry will no longer be able to argue the ‘affirmative defense of medical necessity’ if they are arrested on marijuana charges.”