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WA House RSG - Committee Meeting (February 7, 2023) - HB 1612 - Public Hearing
A public hearing on cannabinoid legislation had a mix of support from public officials and prevention groups, as well as opposition/other remarks from hemp and cannabis interests.
WSLCB - Board Meeting (January 25, 2023) - Summary
The board reviewed social equity applicant webinars, denied one petition before opening rulemaking based on a different one, and heard feedback criticizing the quality of their data.
WA SECTF - Work Group - Non-Violent Offense Policy and Home Grow - Public Meeting (August 9, 2022) - Summary
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- Washington State Legislative Task Force on Social Equity in Cannabis Non-Violent Offense Policy and Home Grow Work Group (WA SECTF - Work Group - Non-Violent Offense Policy and Home Grow)
Work group members organized a presentation on the policy history and state arrest data related to residential home grows before drafting a recommendation to the task force.
WSLCB - Deliberative Dialogue - Cannabis Impairment (June 21, 2022) - Summary
Panelists with experience in drug prevention and behavioral science couldn’t reach consensus on the question of what makes cannabinoids impairing during a final dialogue on the topic.
WSLCB - Board Meeting (June 8, 2022) - Summary
Board members adopted revisions to pesticide action level rules, planned to begin “hybrid” in-person and virtual events the following week, and heard public comments on retail licensing.
WSLCB - Board Caucus (June 7, 2022) - Summary
An outline of the education approach of the Enforcement and Education division was provided to the board, in addition to rulemaking updates and information on upcoming agency events.
WSLCB - Deliberative Dialogue - Cannabis Impairment (May 31, 2022) - Summary
Convened experts had no definitive answer for distinguishing impairing THCs or other cannabinoids, but agreed research was needed to create a legally defensible standard.
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.
WA Senate WM - Committee Meeting (March 5, 2022) - SB 5983 - Public Hearing
A last-minute hearing on a repackaged bill to regulate synthesized cannabinoids revealed shared public health concerns but testimony otherwise remained just as sharply divided.
WSLCB - Board Meeting (March 2, 2022) - Summary
Revised rules requiring pesticide testing for cannabis products were finally adopted by the board, and a variety of critical public remarks preceded a lengthy response from the chair.