Julia Lee started working in the cannabis space in Denver in 2015 and has had a wide range of experience on various fronts of the industry. Julia moved to Washington in 2017 and was formerly the Operations Manager at industry non-profit The Cannabis Alliance. Currently she works as a manager at Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop in Seattle. Driven by her love for the plant and the community, Julia’s focus is on empowering leaders of the industry through education.
Change is afoot and felt by the Board, including rule changes supported by the Department of Health.
A review of open rulemaking, a legislative update, and Cannabis 2.0.
The Board prepared a response to legislative intent to restructure the WSLCB’s penalty system and contemplated the addition of two Board members.
The board interim policies are back, a rulemaking petition was denied, and details on the agency’s Spokane trip.
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.
The board discussed on-site sales and tastings for smaller producers, denied a petition on retail medical endorsements, and looked to a “Cannabis 2.0” future.
Here are some observations from last Wednesday’s WSLCB Board Planning Meeting. The purpose of this annual meeting is for the Board to review goals from the previous year’s planning meeting, acknowledge accomplishments, and identify measurable goals for the coming year. My top takeaways: The Board Members shared accomplishments from the past year (transcript, audio). Board … Continued
Here are some observations from last Wednesday’s WSLCB Executive Management Team meeting (Jun 20). My top 3 takeaways: WSLCB Director of Legislative Relations Chris Thompson presented the Board with five potential agency legislative requests for next session (transcript, audio). One of these proposals is a new version of past requests aimed to revise the authority … Continued
Here are some observations from the June 12th WSLCB Board Caucus. My top 3 takeaways: Board Member Ollie Garrett shared her plans to meet with Anne Sulton about forming a minority business and women’s business work group. Dr. Anne Sulton, Co-Owner of A Bud and Leaf, has publicly testified at recent Board Meetings (transcripts here … Continued