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Commenting open: November 15, 2023 12:00AM PT - December 14, 2023 11:59PM PT.

Cannabis Accreditation Rule Development

Ecology is continuing to develop a new chapter 173-55 WAC, Accreditation of Cannabis Laboratories, to create a cannabis laboratory accreditation program.

This chapter will set accreditation standards for cannabis laboratories to build a robust and sustainable accreditation system that is fully fee-supported.

To better meet the needs of the Cannabis industry, Ecology made many changes to the rule language since our previous comment period. Changes include:

Renamed, re-wrote, and re-ordered several sections to improve readability and comprehension by the regulated community

Removed Registered status

Updated start of fee collection to match the start of the next biennium, July 1, 2025

The comment period is open until 11:59 PM December 14. Please note that this comment form is for the purpose of submitting a comment to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Contact information is necessary if you want to receive future notices or responses related to this topic.

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