M. Bailey Hirschburg

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With over a decade of cannabis reform advocacy with the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), Bailey was Washington NORML’s Legislative Associate during the 2017-18 legislative sessions and the only lobbyist focused solely on recreational cannabis policy. He’s currently the consumer representative on the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board’s Cannabis Advisory Council and consults for regulators, licensees, and individuals. Bailey has a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and lives in Lacey, Washington with his wife.

WSLCB – Board Meeting (October 30, 2019)

Here are some observations from the Wednesday October 30th Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) Board Meeting. My top 3 takeaways: The Board adopted an interim policy to temporarily allow processors to issue credits to retailers for returned vapor products (audio – 3m). Calls for a system of credit were prompted by unplanned economic … Continued