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AG Ferguson Wants to Know Sessions’ Effects on Washington Cannabis Industry

AG Ferguson Wants to Know Sessions’ Effects on Washington Cannabis Industry

AG Ferguson Wants to Know Sessions’ Effects on Washington Cannabis Industry

Since United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions first criticized the Washington cannabis industry in July 2017, Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson have defended the industry; however, Sessions’ memo on Jan. 4, 2018, announcing a reversal of federal cannabis enforcement policy, may have prompted the state to bolster its position.

BioTrackTHC

BioTrackTHC Successfully Launches Private Traceability System to Preserve the WA State Cannabis Industry

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC, in cooperation with several competitors and Washington State’s cannabis industry at large, has successfully deployed the Universal Cannabis System (UCS), a statewide seed-to-sale cannabis tracking system that is preserving the industry while awaiting the delayed delivery of the new official system.

Washington State Officials Meet With USDOJ to Discuss Marijuana Policy

OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Officials from the offices of Gov. Jay Inslee, Attorney General Bob Ferguson, the Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board and Department of Financial Institutions met today with federal officials at the U.S Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. regarding state and federal marijuana policy.

Marijuana Traceability: Washington Eyes METRC to Replace BioTrackTHC

Marijuana Traceability: Washington Eyes METRC to Replace BioTrackTHC

On May 31, 2017, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board announced that it had chosen Franwell as the Apparent Successful Vendor to replace BiotrackTHC, the state’s current marijuana traceability contractor. With Franwell scoring the highest out of the seven bids submitted, the state will now proceed by negotiating the contract with the company.

WSLCB and Suquamish Tribe Compact and Draft Rules and Franwell

Franwell Selected as Apparent Successful Vendor for Marijuana Traceability Replacement

OLYMPIA, Wash., May 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today announced its selection of technology company Franwell as the Apparent Successful Vendor (ASV) to replace the existing seed-to-sale traceability system in Washington State.

WSLCB and Suquamish Tribe Compact and Draft Rules and Franwell

Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board Enforcement Officers seize marijuana from illegal grow

OLYMPIA, Wash., April 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) officers served a search warrant April 14, 2017 on a Tacoma residence that was growing marijuana without a license. The illegal grow was located at 5018 North 9th Street, Tacoma WA, less than three blocks from Wilson High School.

WSLCB and Suquamish Tribe Compact and Draft Rules and Franwell

Liquor and Cannabis Enforcement Officers Shut Down Illegal Marijuana Grow

OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB), working with Tacoma Police Department officers (TPD) served a search warrant February 23, 2017 on a residence that was growing marijuana without a license.

Institutional Cannabis: Defining Institutional Stakeholders

Institutional Cannabis: Defining Institutional Stakeholders

For the purpose of this column we consider three types of institutions: government, academic and corporate. They are the thought leaders, market leaders and mainstream actors from outside the industry that are stakeholders in the effects of an economic outcome.

Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board

Two State Agencies Partner to Speed Testing Marijuana for Illegal Pesticides

OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) and the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) today announced that they have an agreement in place that will allow the two agencies to work together cooperatively to test for illegal pesticides on marijuana.

Report: Elements of Food That Might Attract Children to Edibles

Report: Elements of Food That Might Attract Children to Edibles

Edibles hit Washington’s adult-use cannabis market one month after recreational stores opened in July 2014 and keeping them out of the reach of children continues to be a primary concern for many in the industry.

Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board

Preparations in Place for July 1 Alignment of Medical and Recreational Marijuana Systems

OLYMPIA, Wash., June 15, 2016, /Weed Wire/ — Preparations made by state agencies, local government, law enforcement and prosecutors will help further a smooth merger of the unregulated medical marijuana market with the tightly regulated recreational system on July 1, 2016.

Washington Marijuana License Applicant Data Accidentally Leaked

Washington Marijuana License Applicant Data Accidentally Leaked

Marijuana business applicants in the state of Washington may have had their personal data breached. According to The Cannabist, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is in the process of notifying marijuana license applicants that the agency accidentally leaked their personal information.

Spokane

Spokane County Sees Big Marijuana Money in Washington

According to a recent study of sales numbers from the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board and a U.S. Census Bureau survey of household expenses, Spokane County’s legal marijuana sales outperformed the county’s retail sales of wine and milk.

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Washington Revises Draft Marijuana Rules and Adopts Recall Process

On March 23, 2016, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board announced that it had revised the language for draft marijuana rules, aligning the medical and recreational marijuana markets, and adopted emergency rules for product recalls.

WSLCB and Suquamish Tribe Compact and Draft Rules and Franwell

Board Revises Draft Marijuana Rules Following Public Comment Period

OLYMPIA, March 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Liquor and Cannabis Board (Board) today heard revised draft rule language regarding the implementation of marijuana legislation. The draft rules are necessary to implement 2015 legislation which aligns the medical marijuana market with the existing recreational market.

WSLCB and Suquamish Tribe Compact and Draft Rules and Franwell

Board Revises Draft Marijuana Rules Following Public Comment Period

OLYMPIA, Jan. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Following six public hearings held throughout the state, the Liquor and Cannabis Board (Board) today voted to revise the draft rules to accommodate public input it received on its original draft rules.

Open New Year's Eve

Replacing Champagne: Dispensaries Open on New Year’s Eve in Washington

While the majority of the country will be watching a ball drop this New Year’s Eve, some marijuana enthusiasts will be dropping a vaporizer bag or cutting into THC cake instead of popping bottles of champagne.

Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board

Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board to Increase Number of Retail Marijuana Stores Following Analysis of Marketplace

OLYMPIA, Wash., Dec. 16, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Following an analysis of the entire marijuana marketplace in Washington State, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today heard a recommendation from staff to increase the number of retail marijuana stores from the current cap of 334 to a new cap of 556.

WSLCB and Suquamish Tribe Compact and Draft Rules and Franwell

Board Issues Marijuana Rules, Announces Retail License Application Schedule

OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 23, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today adopted emergency rules and issued new draft rules to begin the public process of aligning the medical marijuana market with the existing recreational market.

WSLCB and Suquamish Tribe Compact and Draft Rules and Franwell

Liquor and Cannabis Board and Suquamish Tribe Sign Marijuana Compact

OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 14, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (Board) and the Suquamish Tribe today signed the nation’s first state-tribal marijuana compact. The compact governs the production, processing, purchase and sale of marijuana on the Tribe’s land.


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