Summary of Public Comments on Proposed Rules for Cannabis Producers

Two things happened on December 21st. The end of the world did not arrive, and the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) packaged up the comments it had received to date and created a 162 page pdf. The comments are notorious for what is not there instead what is offered. There is no input from the big boys. Not one major alcohol or spirits producer or distributor is present in the pages and pages of comments. There is warning after warning from citizens to not let “J.R. Reynolds” (to quote) types control the production. And there are numerous pleadings for a public policy that encourages diverse, smaller, dispersed growing operations.