WSLCB Notice of Continued Public Hearing WSR 20-07-052

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board has continued the public hearing on WSR 20-03-176 regarding marijuana quality control rule revisions, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. As a result of this continuance, the public comment period has been extended to the Read the full article…

Listen And Learn Forum RESCHEDULED: Draft Conceptual Rules Regarding Voluntary Licensee Consultation And Education Program Rules

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) has rescheduled a Listen and Learn forum about draft conceptual rules regarding the voluntary cannabis licensee consultation and education program to accommodate concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak.  WASHINGTON: The meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 11, 20020 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. has been changed to Read the full article…

WSLCB Investigation Finds Illegal Marijuana Activity At Olympia’s “Northwest Alternative Care”

The store was not licensed to sell marijuana WASHINGTON: During an undercover investigation, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) officers purchased illegal marijuana from an unlicensed marijuana retailer located at 2210 Black Lake Boulevard SW in Olympia. Under state law, marijuana may only be sold from a licensed marijuana retail store. Between September and October, Read the full article…

WSLCB Adopts Emergency Rules Following Flavored Vapor Ban

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (Board) today adopted emergency rules consistent with the directives of Executive Order 19-03, dated September 27, 2019. On October 10, 2019, the Washington State Board of Health followed by issuing emergency rules that prohibited the sale of flavored vapor products by persons licensed under chapter 69.50 or 70.345 Read the full article…

WSLCB Issues Marijuana Packaging & Labeling: Rules And Process Update

Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board sent this bulletin at 08/26/2019 09:45 AM PDT Dear Stakeholders: As you may know, we have been working on revisions to marijuana packaging and labeling rules. We filed a CR-101 on May 29, 2019, to consider two rule making petitions, further discuss the addition of board interim polices 05-2018, Read the full article…

Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board Extends Interim Packaging and Labeling Requirements

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) extended Board Interim Policies 5,7,8,9,10-2018 regarding Packaging and Labeling requirements to July 1, 2020. The WSCLB began a rule development project on May 29, 2019 to redesign packaging and labeling rules (View CR-101 and Issue Paper). This comprehensive rule overhaul project, designed to reduce the complexity, and increase readability of the Read the full article…

WSLCB Issues New Mandatory Warning Sign For All Cannabis Retailers

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) announced Thursday, May 2, that a new, mandatory sign must be posted in all licensed establishments effective June 1(view the bulletin: Notice May 2). LCB and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) created the mandatory warning sign to educate the public about the harms of cannabis use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Read the full article…

WSLCB Certified Heavy Metal Testing Lab Active

WASHINGTON: Effective April 11, 2019, a lab has been certified by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) to provide heavy metal testing on cannabis products. WSLCB Certified Heavy Metal Testing Lab Medicine Creek Analytics 3700 Pacific Hwy E. #400 Fife, WA 98424   The Department of Health has rescinded the emergency rule, filed January Read the full article…

Washington State Year One Canopy Report Available Online

WASHINGTON:  The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board Year One Canopy Report is now available on the LCB website. The Year One Canopy Report was completed to reflect the results of a canopy survey. The canopy survey was developed at the request of LCB board members in the fall of 2017. The Canopy Project focused on the collection of relevant Read the full article…

WSLCB Releases Interim Policies Adopted For Marijuana Packaging, Labeling, and Product Approval Process and Guidelines

WASHINGTON: Effective today, the below interim policies have been implemented for marijuana packaging, labeling the product approval process, and guidelines. BIP-10-2018, Packaging and Labeling Requirements  This interim policy clarifies the procedures and processes for packaging, labeling, and product decisions for marijuana infused edible products. Designates approved colors and shapes Designates approved colors and background colors for Read the full article…