Washington Liquor And Cannabis Board Issues First Marijuana Research License

Verda Bio Research

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) has issued the state’s first license to produce, process and possess marijuana for research purposes. The license was issued to Verda Bio Research in Seattle, who are conducting research on cannabinoid-based therapeutics. “This is an important milestone for Washington’s marijuana industry,” said Director Rick Garza. “We’re Read the full article…

WSLCB Issues Emergency License Suspensions Issued For Port Angeles’ North Coast Concentrates

MJLegal

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) issued two emergency marijuana license suspensions on Friday, November 2, 2018 for North Coast Concentrates, with locations at 2933 E Highway 101 and 52433 Highway 112 in Port Angeles. The suspensions are effective for 180 days beginning November 2, 2018 until May 1, 2019. During that Read the full article…

Updated List Of Pesticides Allowed For Use In Marijuana Production

WSDA updates approved pesticide list

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has recently updated the list of pesticides that are allowed for use in marijuana production in Washington State, based on criteria previously established by WSDA.  The WSDA has added 12 pesticides to the list of allowable products. Pesticides containing two new active ingredients (Cinnamaldehyde, Gliocladium catenulatum Strain J1446) Read the full article…

Study: Adult Use Legalization Associated With Improved Crime Clearance Rates

Study: Adult Use Legalization Associated With Improved Crime Clearance Rates

WASHINGTON: The enactment of state laws regulating adult marijuana use is associated with an increase in crime clearance rates, according to data published in the journal Police Quarterly. Clearance rates are calculated by dividing the number of crimes that are ‘cleared’ (charges are filed) by the total number of crimes reported. Criminologists at Washington State University assessed crime clearance rates Read the full article…

Washington Stats From Leaf Data Systems For The Week Ending May 31, 2018

WSLCB

WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 31, 2018. 

WSLCB Lifts Temporary Suspension Of Analytical 360

WSLCB

WASHINGTON: The April 23, 2018 temporary suspension imposed on Washington State Analytical 360 testing lab has now been lifted, the WSLCB announced today. Licensees were instructed to direct any questions to the Marijuana Examiners unit.

Washington State Legal Cannabis By The Numbers: February 1, 2018 – May 17, 2018

WSLCB

WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 17, 2018.    

Washington State Legal Cannabis By The Numbers: February 1, 2018 -May 10, 2018

WSLCB

WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 10, 2018:  

Washington Licensees Target Of Phishing Scam: WSLCB

Potential Phishing Email Directed at Washington Licensees

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB), the regulatory agency overseeing the state’s licensed cannabis program, issued a warning to this morning that it’s seed-to-sale tracking system had been hacked. In an email entitled, “Potential Phishing Email Directed at Licensees” the WSLCB alerts licensees about a phony email containing malware: “The fake email Read the full article…