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.
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.
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.