Washington backs off ban of marijuana infused edibles

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis board clarified their position on marijuana infused edibles during a webinar presented on December 18th. In a reversal of their original proclamation, the agency is no longer going to ban certain types of edibles like gummies or hard candies. Instead they will focus on limiting the shape, color, and…

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New Washington State Cannabis rules starting soon.

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Are you ready for the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board rule changes going into effect later this week? There are a number of rule refinements coming into effect on December 1st as a result of legislative action in 2017 and 2018. It is important to understand how these changes could affect your operation.  (Recently…

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Mandatory pesticide testing is coming to Washington State

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Following the lead of other Adult Use markets like Oregon and Colorado, the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is on track to create new rules that would implement pesticide and heavy metal testing for all marijuana product sold in the Washington marketplace. The public comment period for the rule making closed on Oct. 24th,…

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Occupational Health and Safety is coming for the cannabis industry.

What is Occupational Safety and Health? It is sometime known by other terms, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), Workplace Safety, and sometimes just OSHA, the acronym for the federal agency that regulates worker safety. Generally, it refers to the rules that employers must follow in order to ensure they are creating a safe place for…

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Washington pumps the brakes on edibles review

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After catching the industry by surprise, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) announced in a message to marijuana licensees last week that it will pause its marijuana edible product and label review for 30 days. With so many businesses in Washington effected by this change there has been a very strong vocal response…

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