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Pesticide Control Program

The Pesticide Control Program protects public health and the environment through regulation of pesticide use, sale, and distribution in Alaska. For complaints regarding pesticides, please see our How to Report a Pesticide Problem fact sheet or contact us at 800-478-2577 (in state).

Regulation Changes

Pesticide regulation changes were adopted and finalized on September 27, 2017 with an effective date of October 27, 2017.

Current Interests

General Information


At this time, there are no pesticides specifically approved by the EPA for use on marijuana crops. The following documents outline DEC's guidance on the issue:

Pesticide Products

Pesticide products must be registered with us to be sold in the State. This includes pesticides bought through the Internet. You can use the Search below to see if a product is currently registered.