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Liquor Control Board public hearing on draft medical marijuana recommendations

The Washington State Liquor Control Board (Board) announced today that it will hold a public hearing on Nov. 13 to take public testimony regarding recent draft medical marijuana recommendations.

Hearing Details

Date:                Nov. 13, 2013

Time:                6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location:          Worthington Center - Saint Martin’s University (5300 Pacific Ave. Lacey, WA 98503)

A proviso in Section 141 of the state operating budget directs the Washington State Liquor Control Board to work with the departments of Revenue and Health to develop recommendations for the Legislature regarding the interaction of medical marijuana regulations and the emerging recreational marijuana system.

The draft recommendations on which the Board will take comment cover  eight categories that include possession amounts, medical marijuana authorizing requirements, taxation and other topics.

The Board will present  final recommendations to the Legislature by January 1, 2014  . The date for the Board’s approval of the final recommendations has not yet been determined. The Board continues to take written testimony atmedicalmarijuana@liq.wa.gov.

The event agenda is posted on the Board website at www.liq.wa.gov. For more information about the current state of medical marijuana, please visit the WSLCB website or the Department of Health website at www.doh.wa.gov.

 

 

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