LCB to hold Cannabis Science Work Group Oct. 5

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Sept. 27, 2023

LCB to hold Cannabis Science Work Group Oct. 5, 10-11:30 a.m.

The LCB will hold its sixth Cannabinoid Science Work Group (CSWG) meeting on Oct. 5 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. The agenda is located here, and the draft CSWG report is located here.

This meeting will be held virtually online. Details on how to observe the meeting are provided below:

To connect to MS Teams and observe the meeting on a smartphone or computer, click here.

To listen to the meeting by phone:

  • Conference ID: 517 401 363#

Please note that the phone-in option is intended only for listening to the meeting. Only the CSWG and agency staff will have audio, video, and chat capabilities during the meeting.

The meeting will be recorded and available on the LCB YouTube channel as soon as possible following the meeting’s conclusion.

About the LCB Cannabinoid Science Work Group The LCB has been working on developing policy related to the regulation of cannabinoids. Since Nov. 2020, the agency has worked with the cannabis industry, the Washington State Legislature, partner agencies and other states to better understand the science of the cannabis plant. The LCB has hosted a series of discussions related to products other than delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), engaged in rule discussions, and proposed legislation to address some of the issues arising since that time. The agency believes it would be beneficial to assemble a group of experts to have regular dialogue on the rapidly changing issues related to cannabinoids.

The objective of the CSWG is to collaboratively and transparently explore and build foundational understanding of the “plant of the genera Cannabis, as well as synthetic equivalents of the substances contained in the plant” (see RCW 69.50.204(c)(30)). The current CSWG Charter can be viewed here.


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