Agency leadership discussed the Regulators Roundtable, progress on restructuring the Enforcement Division, and preparations for the legislative session.
The Board heard a rulemaking update and public testimony on the burdens of compliance with the new packaging and labeling rules, traceability, and retail in Centralia.
The Board reviewed the Washington SunGrowers Industry Association Annual Meeting and received a cannabis rulemaking update.
The WSLCB planned a busy week of meetings following the signing of a constrained contract amendment with MJ Freeway.
Law enforcement consultants tasked with analyzing and recommending changes to the WSLCB Enforcement and Education Division heard from licensees and the public.
The Enforcement and Education Division receives focused attention this week from WSLCB leadership and the independent consultant hired to assess agency culture and practice.
Updates on hemp, traceability, agency request legislation, and the legislatively-directed interim study on taxation of cannabis by potency.
A new Board Interim Policy provided formal clearance for licensees and their software integrators to workaround unresolved issues in MJ Freeway’s seed-to-sale platform.
The council addressed five top agency priorities: medical cannabis, small business opportunities, social equity, the 2020 legislative session, and prevention.
Big fires caused by MJ Freeway’s modifications to Leaf Data Systems are mostly out but still smoldering, and actions taken in the heat of the moment may have downstream effects…