Ecology lights up the Cannabis Science Task Force, the Board meets in Bothell, WSLCB’s taxation by potency workgroup convenes, plus a QA listen and learn forum.
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The Board reviewed stakeholder meetings on agency rulemaking projects and considered how to on-board an economist.
The WSLCB was open to new approaches to regulating Washington state’s cannabis supply chain besides “seed-to-sale” traceability.
The PNW gears up for Seattle HEMPFEST starting Friday through the weekend.
Agency leadership discussed the Regulators Roundtable, progress on restructuring the Enforcement Division, and preparations for the legislative session.
The Board heard a rulemaking update and public testimony on the burdens of compliance with the new packaging and labeling rules, traceability, and retail in Centralia.
The Board reviewed the Washington SunGrowers Industry Association Annual Meeting and received a cannabis rulemaking update.
The WSLCB planned a busy week of meetings following the signing of a constrained contract amendment with MJ Freeway.
Law enforcement consultants tasked with analyzing and recommending changes to the WSLCB Enforcement and Education Division heard from licensees and the public.
The Enforcement and Education Division receives focused attention this week from WSLCB leadership and the independent consultant hired to assess agency culture and practice.