Alaska Statutes.
Title 11. Criminal Law
Chapter 71. Controlled Substances
Section 90. Affirmative Defense to a Prosecution Under AS 11.71.030
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AS 11.71.090. Affirmative Defense to a Prosecution Under AS 11.71.030

(a) In a prosecution under AS 11.71.030 - 11.71.060 charging the manufacture, delivery, possession, possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, use, or display of a schedule VIA controlled substance, it is an affirmative defense that the defendant is a patient, or the primary caregiver or alternate caregiver for a patient, and

(1) at the time of the manufacture, delivery, possession, possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, use, or display, the patient was registered under AS 17.37;

(2) the manufacture, delivery, possession, possession with intent to manufacture, deliver, use, or display complied with the requirements of AS 17.37; and

(3) if the defendant is the

(A) primary caregiver of the patient, the defendant was in physical possession of the caregiver registry identification card at the time of the manufacture, delivery, possession, possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, use, or display; or

(B) alternate caregiver of the patient, the defendant was in physical possession of the caregiver registry identification card at the time of the manufacture, delivery, possession, possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, use, or display.

(b) In this section,

(1) "alternate caregiver" has the meaning given in AS 17.37.070 ;

(2) "patient" has the meaning given in AS 17.37.070 ;

(3) "primary caregiver" has the meaning given in AS 17.37.070 .

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