WSR 16-07-156
[Filed March 23, 2016, 10:42 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The Washington state liquor and cannabis board (WSLCB) is considering rules to establish a process and requirements for marijuana recalls.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 69.50.342 and 69.50.345.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Marijuana and marijuana products sold in WSLCB licensed retail stores are a consumable product and it is important that they are safe for human consumption. In the event that product posing a risk to public health is discovered, rules are needed to establish the process and requirements for marijuana recalls to allow for affected product to be identified and removed from the marketplace in a fast and efficient manner.
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.
March 23, 2016
Jane Rushford