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WA ORC Task Force - Meeting (March 29, 2023) - Cannabis Retail Panel
Several cannabis retailers conveyed experiences and policies on reducing robberies, but local officials and others pushed for more organized and proactive enforcement approaches.
WA Senate LC - Committee Meeting (February 9, 2023) - SB 5377 - Public Hearing
Feedback on a bill to legalize out-of-state cannabis license ownership was divided: some companies anticipated benefits while others viewed the move as only helping larger entities.
WA House RSG - Committee Meeting (January 23, 2023) - HB 1341 - Public Hearing
Legislation to permit out-of-state ownership and suspend inactive producers received mostly supportive testimony, with opposition centered on equity implications from the change.
WACA - Legislative Preview Conference - 2022 - Legislative Roundtable (December 13, 2022) - Summary
Several cannabis retailers told lawmakers licensed businesses were diverting products to illegal cannabis markets while calling for enforcement, licensing, and reporting changes.
WACA - Legislative Preview Conference - 2022 - WSDA Update (December 13, 2022) - Summary
The WSDA Legislative Liaison reviewed department work impacting hemp and cannabis rules before taking questions about staffing and issues expected in the 2023 legislative session.
WSLCB - Board Caucus (November 15, 2022) - Industry Panel
Several cannabis sector stakeholders talked with the board about their concerns and opportunities during a discussion marking the tenth anniversary of the passage of I-502.
The Week Ahead (November 14, 2022)
WSLCB members would discuss 10 years of I-502 with an industry panel and the Hemp in Food Task Force was scheduled for a final review of their report to the legislature.
King County Council - Council Meeting (May 17, 2022) - Cannabis Business Security Task Force
With continued advocacy from Washington CannaBusiness Association members, the council approved a motion to create a cannabis business security task force in King County.
King County Council LJHHS - Committee Meeting (May 3, 2022) - Cannabis Security Task Force
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- King County Council Law, Justice, Health, and Human Services Committee (King County Council LJHHS)
The committee heard about a motion to create a cannabis security task force to address robberies in the area, amending wording and scope before recommending it to the full council.
WSLCB - Deliberative Dialogue - Cannabis Impairment (April 27, 2022) - Summary
Panelists from previous talks returned to field questions on identifying and regulating impairing cannabinoids, goals much more difficult to reach for cannabis than for alcohol.