Out-of-state tribal identification cards, an upcoming QA testing rules listening session, and the WSLCB’s internal legislative reports.
The Board reviewed failed legislative initiatives, commented on media coverage, and agreed to nix a tribal issue brewing at the Department of Revenue.
A Frankensteinian bill, stitched together with parts from expired bill corpuses, has risen in the Senate after cutoff.
Only twelve out of fifty cannabis-related bills tracked by Cannabis Observer remain in motion.
Agency leadership discussed the Enforcement restructuring bills (SB 5318 + HB 1237) and shared the next MJ Freeway Leaf traceability release is pushed to June 4th.
The SRCAA Board of Directors hosted a public hearing regarding the imposition of annual registration fees on licensed producers and processors within Spokane County.
The Board approved draft rules which would coordinate public health messaging re: cannabis use during pregnancy and heard testimony suggesting WSLCB resource more important work than chasing after advertising complaints.
Change is afoot and felt by the Board, including rule changes supported by the Department of Health.
Homegrow could be resurrected on the marijuana labeling bill, the courts have a high estimate to vacate misdemeanor possession convictions, and the WSLCB’s preferred enforcement restructuring bill moved ahead in the Senate.
The hemp bills, the lab accreditation bill, and the House version of the WSLCB enforcement reform bill made it out of their fiscal committees.