The current COVID -19 crisis has revealed how much planning and preparation is needed to deal with the type of pandemic that can happen in our modern connected world. One way to prepare is creating an Infectious Disease Response Plan. This is a plan that outlines how your legal cannabis or hemp business will handle…

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The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board has moved quickly to adjust rules to allow continued access to cannabis retail stores during the COVID-19 outbreak. Retail cannabis was deemed essential by the Governor’s office when it issued a stay-at-home order Monday evening. The order closes most retail and other non-essential businesses starting today, March 25,…

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture confirmed in an email distributed through their new listserv that they recently began conducting routine unannounced pesticide inspections at cannabis grow facilities. During these visits the Department of Agriculture may or may not be accompanied by the liquor and cannabis board. They warn that if pesticide violations are found…

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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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