United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) https://cdc.gov/Public USA Information Set No information available at this time Observations WA House COG - Committee Meeting (December 2, 2022) - Synthesized Cannabinoid Trends and State Updates Thursday December 8, 2022 USA - Washington Washington State House Commerce and Gaming Committee (WA House COG) A cannabis regulatory expert spoke to the committee about cannabinoid regulation, including research, media reporting, federal statistics, and legislative efforts outside of Washington state. WSLCB - Board Caucus (November 8, 2022) - WA Public Health Research Tuesday November 15, 2022 USA - Washington Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) Presentations on public health surveys by researchers from Canada and Oregon gave the board insight into how Washington’s system compared to other legal cannabis jurisdictions. WSLCB - Executive Management Team (October 13, 2021) - Agency Policy Work Group Thursday January 13, 2022 USA - Washington Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) Staff described the impact the internal Agency Policy Work Group was having on policy and interpretive statements, agency request legislation, and rulemaking at WSLCB. WSLCB - Board Meeting (September 1, 2021) - Summary Thursday September 2, 2021 USA - Washington Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) The board said farewell to the agency public health education liaison and approved revisions to the scoring regime for criminal history background checks on license application and renewal. WAPC - Webinar - Let's Talk Cannabis (December 9, 2020) - Summary Tuesday December 15, 2020 USA - Washington Washington Poison Center (WAPC) An event intended to educate prevention advocates about cannabis covered recent WAPC call data, modes of use, youth usage, and ways to communicate prevention messaging to young people. SBOH - Board Meeting (November 18, 2019) - Summary Tuesday November 19, 2019 USA - Washington Washington State Board of Health (SBOH) The State Board of Health voted to adopt emergency rules implementing a prohibition on the sale and distribution of nicotine and cannabis vapor products containing vitamin E acetate. The Week Ahead (November 11, 2019) Monday November 11, 2019 USA - Washington Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) A new Voluntary Compliance Program work group convenes, Cannabis Penalties progresses, and emergency action to ban vitamin E acetate in vapor products seems likely. WSLCB - Board Caucus (October 8, 2019) - Summary Wednesday October 9, 2019 USA - Washington Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) The Board heard the latest information on the vaping-related public health scare and Washington state’s response in preparation for emergency rulemaking. WSLCB - Board Caucus (September 24, 2019) - Summary Wednesday September 25, 2019 USA - Washington Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) The Director briefed on the agency’s request legislation and the vaping-related health scare, which includes a new lawsuit in Pierce County filed against six cannabis product manufacturers. WSLCB - Board Meeting (September 18, 2019) - Summary Friday September 20, 2019 USA - Washington Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) The latest on all open rulemaking projects including a signal that WSLCB intends to modify vapor product regulation in response to a widely publicized health scare.