It’s an unusually busy week with four legislative committee work sessions, more emergency rulemaking by the State Board of Health, and a WSLCB work group on top of regular meetings.
The Board advanced the Cannabis Penalties rulemaking project, heard an update on open and future rulemaking projects, and learned about the practice of juicing cannabis leaves.
The Board prepared to move the Cannabis Penalties rulemaking project forward, denied a petition to expand canopy for tier 1 producers, and confirmed home delivery wasn’t legal.
A new Voluntary Compliance Program work group convenes, Cannabis Penalties progresses, and emergency action to ban vitamin E acetate in vapor products seems likely.
Agency leadership heard a substantial update on the legislative landscape for the 2020 session, and a licensee operating a cannabis delivery service garnered agency attention.
After months of effort by an external work group, the complete rewrite of I-502 violations and associated penalties elicited a total of two comments.
The WSLCB has a thin slate of public meetings this week and throughout November, however substantial discussion will likely occur at this morning’s Traceability 2.0 external work group.
The Board adopted an interim policy to allow processors to extend credit for returns of banned products and approved the filing of proposed packaging and labeling rules.
The Board prepared to file new packaging and labeling proposed rules and adopt an interim policy to allow processors to extend credit for returns of banned products for a limited time.
The WSLCB convenes its cannabis potency tax work group to review BOTEC’s feasibility study and hosts a listen and learn forum on revisions to the AVN penalty matrix.