On Monday August 12th, Board Member Russ Hauge attended a work group meeting on the True Party of Interest rulemaking project (TPI). His assessment was that stakeholders were “working in a good way to get some solid solutions in the rules.”
The WSLCB was open to new approaches to regulating Washington state’s cannabis supply chain besides “seed-to-sale” traceability.
The PNW gears up for Seattle HEMPFEST starting Friday through the weekend.
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.