WSLCB Action: Board Action: New rule projects for Evaluation of THC Compounds; Proposed Rules - Cannabis license background checks; Final rules for cannabis Tier One expansion

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July 8, 2021

Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board Action

Yesterday, during a regularly scheduled meeting, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board took the following action:

Approved withdrawal of a proposal statement of inquiry (CR 101) for THC Compounds Other Than Delta- 9.

Approved a preproposal statement of inquiry (CR 101) to consider establishing a new rule section that would allow the WSLCB to evaluate additives, solvents, ingredients or compounds used in the production and processing of marijuana products other than delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), as well as CBD, hemp, or both converted to delta-8 THC, delta-9 THC, or any other marijuana compound that is not currently identified or defined in the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), the Washington Administrative Code (WAC), or both, to determine whether such substances pose a risk to public health or youth access.


Approved a notice of proposed rulemaking (CR 102) to consider changes to current rules that frame the standards and thresholds for criminal history checks for marijuana [cannabis] licensees. 


Adopted final rules (CR 103) to implement cannabis Tier One Expansion. The rules take effect August 7, 2021.