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ABRA Orientation for ANC Commissioners

ABRA Orientation for ANC Commissioners is a primer course focused on introducing newly elected and re-elected Advisory Neighborhood Commission commissioners to key agency functions and processes, and alcohol and medical cannabis laws and regulations.

Topics covered included:

  • Public comment period for alcohol licenses and medical cannabis facility registrations 
  • Protest process steps and options for alcohol establishments and medical cannabis facilities 
  • When and how to submit Settle Agreements 
  • Records search and request protocol 
  • Overview of licenses and endorsements 
  • New laws and introduced legislation 
  • Filing complaints and enforcement 


  • Sarah Fashbaugh, Community Resource Officer, Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration

A recording of the orientation is available here.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email Community Resource Officer Sarah Fashbaugh.