Gregory is the founder of Cannabis Observer and its first citizen observer. He is also the founder + CEO of Cannabis Data, an incubator for projects which further the fresh flowering of humanity’s relationship with all cannabis cultivars. Gregory is a member of the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) Traceability Advisory Committee and was recognized in early 2019 for Exemplary Service by The Cannabis Alliance, a Washington-based trade association. He marshals experience with technology, startups, legislative and regulatory advocacy, activism, journalism, freedom of information – and cannabis! Based in Olympia by way of Austin, Greg and his family call the tall trees of Washington home.
Ecology lights up the Cannabis Science Task Force, the Board meets in Bothell, WSLCB’s taxation by potency workgroup convenes, plus a QA listen and learn forum.
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.
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.
Big fires caused by MJ Freeway’s modifications to Leaf Data Systems are mostly out but still smoldering, and actions taken in the heat of the moment may have downstream effects…
The MJ Freeway Leaf 1.37.5 release and data migration were implemented plus new details on this week’s planned public meetings.
Traceability got you down?
An update on the WSDA hemp program, no WSLCB Board Meeting this week, and small business opportunities on the agenda.