LCB Board Extends Social Equity Application Period by Emergency Rule

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March 29, 2023

LCB Board Actions: Extended Social Equity Application Period by Emergency Rule

On Mar. 29, 2023, during its regularly scheduled meeting, the Liquor and Cannabis Board took the following action:

Emergency Rule - Cannabis Social Equity

The Board approved an emergency rule (CR 103E) amending WAC 314-55-570(3)(a), (b), and (c) that extends the Social Equity in Cannabis Program application window from 30 to 58 days. The new deadline for submitting an application is 5 p.m. on April 27, 2023.

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