With half a decade of experience in regulating legal marijuana, officials in Olympia are prepared to overhaul the state’s weed sector.
Final week, in an interview with the Linked Press, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board Director Rick Garza outlined plans for what the board is calling “Cannabis two..” The series of proposals, which will head to the state Legislature in the kind of two bills through the subsequent session, take a extra proactive strategy going forward.
“We’ve generally been so challenged with the difficulties of the day we haven’t been seeking out lengthy-term to ascertain what the future appears like,” Garza told the AP.
If the proposals go by means of, they will mark the biggest adjustments to the state’s legal marijuana marketplace considering the fact that its inception, and they would effect everybody from prospective producers all the way to the customer.
One particular bill targets current producers. Especially, it bargains with “tier one” producers, the smallest in the state, who are at present restricted to just two,000 square feet of developing space. The bill would expand that quantity to five,000 square feet, and potentially eight,000 down the road. It would also enable them to sell health-related marijuana straight to health-related individuals. [Read more at Inlander]