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.
The team engaged in a discussion around rule changes for cannabidiol (CBD) additives to I-502 products.
The hidden ownership amnesty program proposal was put on hold, plus a quarterly licensing update.
Members of the public criticized WSLCB's extension of a traceability contract as well as hidden ownership violations.