Cannabis trade name signs may not be allowed at Seattle HEMPFEST but rulemaking process at WSLCB is improving.
To act in the world is to be present, and contemplation of the past encourages a gaze that is not always forward looking. Here’s a look at the week ahead.
On Monday April 1st, the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee hosted a public hearing for SB 5985, “Concerning provisions impacting marijuana business licensees.”
SB 5605 (vacating misdemeanor possession convictions) and SB 5298 (structure or function claims) are still moving, but SB 5985 was heard for other reasons.
On Monday April 1st, the House Public Safety Committee hosted an executive session on SB 5605, “Concerning misdemeanor marijuana offense convictions.”
On Tuesday April 2nd, the House Commerce and Gaming Committee hosted an executive session on SB 5298, “Regarding labeling of marijuana products.”
Out-of-state corporate investment is “at the edge of the dam” and Russ Hauge wants to define craft producers and processors to help them survive "the flood."
Bills that address budtender penalties, intellectual property, and lab accreditation are still moving in the legislature.
On Thursday March 28th, the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee hosted an executive session for HB 2052, “Clarifying marijuana product testing by revising provisions concerning marijuana testing laboratory accreditation and establishing a cannabis science task force.”
On Monday April 1st, the Senate Law and Justice Committee hosted a public hearing for HB 1792, “Concerning criminal penalties applicable to licensed marijuana retailers and employees of marijuana retail outlets.”