WSR 16-09-116
[Filed April 20, 2016, 11:21 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The Washington state liquor and cannabis board (WSLCB) is considering rules to implement marijuana legislation passed during the 2016 legislative session.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 69.50.342, 69.50.345, SL 2016 c 170, SL 2016 c 171, and SL 2016 c 17.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule changes are needed to implement changes to marijuana laws passed during the 2016 legislative session. Specifically, WSLCB will consider rule changes relating to the following measures passed by the legislature:
HB 2520, concerning the sale of marijuana to regulated cooperatives (SL 2016 c 170).
HB 2521, allowing for the proper disposal of unsellable marijuana by a licensed marijuana retail outlet (SL 2016 c 171).
SSB 6341, concerning the provision of personal services and promotional items by cannabis producers and processors (SL 2016 c 17).
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties can participate in the discussions formulating this rule change by contacting or sending written comments to the agency staff listed below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Joanna Eide, Policy and Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 43080, Olympia, WA 98504-3080,, (360) 664-1622, fax (360) 664-9689.
April 20, 2016
Jane Rushford