The text of this article was originally published in the June 2019 edition of the Argent Communications Group’s Cannabis Law and Regulation Reporter. It is reprinted here with permission. WASHINGTON SENATE BILL LOOKS TO EDUCATION AND COMPLIANCE OVER PUNISHMENT FOR CANNABIS RETAILERS WHO RUN AFOUL OF STATE’S REGULATORY STRUCTURE Compliance with Washington State’s regulatory structure…

  Quarantine Suspended! With the release of BIP-03-2018 the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board has temporarily lifted the 24-hour “quarantine” period. Prior to the suspension, businesses had to place their product into a quarantine area under surveillance for 24-hours prior to transferring products between licensees. The Board states that the policy is temporary and is in response to…

Rules As children we learn that rules kind of, sort of, suck. We also learn that sadly, they are a necessary part of life. Don’t talk with your mouth full. Don’t run with scissors. It’s not polite to stare. And on and on it goes. Unfortunately, it only gets worse as we age into adulthood. There…

LBC To Rewrite Chapter 314-55 Of The Administration Code This morning, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) formally gave notice to the Cannabis Industry that they are rewriting some sections of Washington Administrative Code (WAC) Chapter 314-55. This notice is required by law so that industry stakeholders have time to comment on how the…