The Board hosts a public hearing on the Vapor Products rulemaking project and technical minds planned to recommend a different approach to generation of traceability identifiers.
Board members reported the Tribal Advisory Council was poised for demotion, the Cannabis 2.0 project had lost momentum, and vapor product regulation continued to cloud the horizon.
The State Board of Health voted to adopt emergency rules implementing a prohibition on the sale and distribution of nicotine and cannabis vapor products containing vitamin E acetate.
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.