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.
Expect a slow week as WSLCB transitions to its new headquarters before the Fourth.
No WSLCB board meeting this week + a second listen and learn forum on the Quality Assurance Testing and Product Requirements rulemaking project.
The committee discussed further delays on the next release of MJ Freeway’s Leaf Data Systems and alternative approaches to cannabis traceability.
Expect a revised launch date for Washington’s version of MJ Freeway’s Leaf Data Systems seed-to-sale traceability system, the information backbone of the I-502 regulated marketplace.
Licensees should not expect to see the new release of Washington State’s version of MJ Freeway’s Leaf Data Systems this week.
Washington State gets a new version of MJ Freeway Leaf Data Systems + two listening sessions on a proposed marijuana lab license controlled by WSLCB.
Are you ready for another round of cannabis packaging and labeling changes?
The biennium budget is scheduled to be signed on Tuesday.
The next MJ Freeway Leaf release was pulled forward to June 6th and the WSLCB was considering a traceability workflow for importing CBD additives for marijuana products.
The Governor is scheduled to sign five cannabis-related bills today.