WSLCB's new "Policy Analysis Framework" brings public health, prevention, and public safety "front and center" in agency decision-making.
The WSLCB’s second issue brief, prevention community influence, and the first webinar on MIE packaging and labeling rules.
Compliance and Policy Manager Nicola Reid and Susan Harrell, WSLCB Program Specialist for Product Approval, hosted a “Marijuana Infused Edibles Packaging and Labeling Rules” webinar on December 18th where they also fielded questions.
Notably, this conversation included the first public mention of a parallel dialogue with prevention community group(s) to gather and consider their perspective on cannabis product, packaging and labeling rules.
Director of Licensing and Regulation Becky Smith and Compliance and Policy Manager Nicola Reid presented WSLCB’s revised second issue brief.
Enforcement is preparing a notice for retailers, Licensing and Regulation is convening finance experts, and new retail licensing numbers were shared.
Three Board Interim Policies were adopted which impact cannabis licensees, two more are set to return, and an activist asked some hard questions.
Five board interim policies entered, but only three left the room...
The Board met the new WSLCB Public Health Education Liaison and planned a visit to Spokane in early January.
WA House COG was updated on WSLCB's, DOE's, and WSDA's cannabis programs and interim legislative studies.