The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board issued a Policy Statement, effective April 28, 2021, in an effort to provide clarity on the State’s regulation of THC in forms other than Delta-9.[1] Specifically, the policy statement addresses “the conversion of CBD, hemp, or both to...

On January 26, 2021, the WSLCB filed Interpretive Statement #IS21-0 with the Washington State Code Reviser. The statement attempts to clarify the way that cannabidiol (CBD) products may be sold in licensed retail locations, under current rule WAC 314-55-109. The Interpretive Statement intends to address whether...

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) may be facing some significant changes if two bills currently making their way through the state legislature become law. In the State House, HB 1237 has passed out of the House Committee on Commerce & Gaming and...

The legislative session is still in full swing and the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is busy testifying on numerous proposed bills, but they also released many new policies in December and some of them may have gone under the radar. So we'd...

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) announced this week that it is abandoning its previous candy ban for a different approach, in which cannabis-infused edibles and their packaging will be restricted to 16 specific colors. The WSLCB is closing out the year with...

Over the weekend, new Washington laws went into effect expanding state licensed marijuana producers' and processors' ability to source, utilize, and integrate CBD from a non-licensed source into a CBD product available for sale within the state's recreational marijuana market. I.      Washington State Expands Access...

Cannabis industry insiders recently learned the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is considering implementing a “Hidden Ownership Amnesty Program” that would allow cannabis businesses to come into compliance with ownership and financing regulations without fear of license revocation. In this article, we dive...

By: Sam Mendez, Strategic Legal Counsel at Cultiva Law The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) recently proposed a “Hidden Ownership Amnesty Program” at their June 27, 2018 Executive Management Team meeting. Insiders learned about this development after a transcript (see p. 5) was written up by a team...

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