WSLCB - Engagement - BIPOC
(October 5, 2020) - Initial Update

In the second BIPOC engagement, WSLCB leadership spoke before allowing more time for 19 participants to voice deeply held frustrations and offer suggestions for ways forward.

  • Agency Director Rick Garza provided perspective on his family background, revealing more about his personal history than Cannabis Observer has previously heard (audio - 6m).
  • In response to concerns raised about WSLCB Enforcement overstepping the limits of its authority, Enforcement Chief Justin Nordhorn provided his perspective on the agency’s law enforcement powers (audio - 6m).
  • Access complete segmented audio from the three hour engagement below, and reference the first BIPOC engagement hosted on September 29th which included many of the same participants.

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