During a hearing on tier 1 canopy and public comment, licensees and citizens spoke to perceived limitations of the Joints for Jabs program, hemp biomass, and market structure.
The committee heard the cannabis commodity commission bill and passed WSLCB’s request legislation to expand agency rulemaking power and DOH authority over marijuana products.
The fiscal committee heard substantial positive testimony on HB 1131, the home grow bill, and has until this coming Tuesday to refer it out of committee to continue its momentum.
The Council focused on agency and member legislative goals for the 2020 session, and heard an update on WSLCB activity mitigating the vapor associated lung injury health scare.
The council addressed five top agency priorities: medical cannabis, small business opportunities, social equity, the 2020 legislative session, and prevention.
In addition to planned rulemaking, the Board received an official update and public comment about the on-going issues with MJ Freeway’s traceability system.
The MJ Freeway Leaf 1.37.5 release and data migration were implemented plus new details on this week’s planned public meetings.
The SRCAA Board of Directors hosted a public hearing regarding the imposition of annual registration fees on licensed producers and processors within Spokane County.