State Liquor Control Board Issues Timeline for Recreational Marijuana Rules
– The Washington State Liquor Control Board has issued it's specific dates for recreational marijuana rules.
The current timeline does not
list specific dates, instead it notes milestones as falling early, middle or
late in a given month for the remainder of 2013.
Here is the latest timeline:
19, 2013 Board work session on proposed rules (schedule will be
3, 2013 Board files official draft rules (CR 102) with the state
7, 2013 Public hearing on draft rules;
14, 2013 Board adopts rules;
14, 2013 Effective date for rules; and
14, 2013 WSLCB begins accepting applications for all license
Monday was the deadline for collecting public input on its first cut of draft rules that
were released on May 16, 2013. While the initial written comments on the rules
were relatively light, the agency received extensive written comment over the
weekend and throughout the day from public and private organizations.
WSLCB is drafting the rules that, together with Colorado, will govern the
world's only comprehensive systems of growing, processing and retailing
marijuana for recreational use.