The scope of the vaping crisis continued to expand, including a possible case in Washington state and increased likelihood of federal and state action against flavored vapor products considered appealing to children.
Feedback on potential agency request legislation for social equity, smaller producers, and medical cannabis is due no later than Thursday September 4th.
Updates on hemp, traceability, agency request legislation, and the legislatively-directed interim study on taxation of cannabis by potency.
The biennium budget is scheduled to be signed on Tuesday.
The Governor is scheduled to sign five cannabis-related bills today.
Six cannabis-related bills are not yet signed into law.
Expect an influx of applicants to the WSDA’s Industrial Hemp Research Pilot.
Five cannabis-related bills have been signed into law while six others have been delivered to the Governor and await executive action.
Hemp is legal in Washington State and Whitman County considers its moratorium.
The governor’s pardon program expedites the process of applying for and receiving clemency for a limited class of misdemeanor possession convictions.