Medical marijuana bill in the state of Alaska The medical marijuana bill in the state of Alaska was approved on November 3, 1998, after receiving the support of 58% of the voters. It was then implemented starting March 4, 1999. - People who want to avail of medical marijuana in Alaska have to register with the state's patient registry. They have to show a valid identification card for their application. - Patients of the following diseases can seek medical marijuana treatment: ...