CSTF leadership reviewed initial progress reports from its work groups on cannabis laboratory quality standards and proficiency testing.
Agency leadership discussed messaging for Cannabis 2.0, vapor products, hemp/CBD, and traceability while learning the latest numbers from the licensing division.
Participants shared strategies to mitigate costs and phase-in new pesticide and heavy metals testing requirements for cannabis products in Washington state.
The Washington State Department of Ecology launched the Cannabis Science Task Force to assist in the methodical migration of authority for testing lab accreditation from the WSLCB.
“Rumors” of WSLCB plans to help smaller operators came to light along with coverage alleging burglaries of licensees could be planned with public information published by the agency.
The Board prepared for its road trip to Bothell, learned about pyrethrins, and inserted itself into a process of legal interpretation occurring in the Enforcement division.
Updates on hemp, traceability, agency request legislation, and the legislatively-directed interim study on taxation of cannabis by potency.
Traceability got you down?
An update on the WSDA hemp program, no WSLCB Board Meeting this week, and small business opportunities on the agenda.
The team reviewed the first interagency meeting of the WSLCB’s Cannabis 2.0 project and assessed delays updating Washington State’s version of MJ Freeway’s Leaf Data Systems.