2013 Press Releases

Date Press Release Title
Dec.18 Liquor Control Board issues medical marijuana recommendations to Legislature
Dec. 6 Board adjusts I-502 license application window
Nov 1 Liquor Control Board to hold public hearing on draft medical marijuana recommendations
Oct. 21 Three agencies release draft recommendations on medical marijuana
Oct. 16 Liquor Control Board adopts proposed rules for I-502 implementation
Sep 30 Agencies announce timeline for drafting recommendations on medical marijuana
Sep 20 Liquor Control Board announces BioTrackTHC to provide traceability software 
Sep 13 Board to file single revision to marijuana rules regarding 1,000’ buffer measurement
Sep 04 Board approves filing of proposed rules to implement Initiative 502 
Aug 29 Liquor Control Board statement following Department of Justice’s guidance memo on marijuana 
Aug 13 Staff to recommend re-filing proposed marijuana rules to accommodate public input
July 22 Washington State Liquor Control Board public hearing/special meeting
on Initiative 502 proposed rules 
July 12  I-502 public hearing schedule revised to accommodate public interest
July 10 Liquor Control Board announces public hearing schedule for I-502
July 03 Board approves proposed rules to implement Initiative 502
June 10 Liquor Control Board announces specific dates for issuing draft recreational marijuana rules 
May 16 Liquor Control Board issues initial draft recreational marijuana rules for public comment
May 14 Liquor Control Board appoints Rick Garza as Agency Director
Apr. 03 Board opens rulemaking to address consumption of marijuana at liquor licensed locations
Mar. 19 Liquor Control Board announces BOTEC Analysis Corporation as marijuana consultant
Mar. 13 Washington State Liquor Control Board proposes trade area rules for retail liquor sales
Mar. 08 Over 50 percent of Tri-Cities area businesses sold alcohol to minors during compliance checks 
Mar. 04 I-502 Public forum Thursday evening in Bremerton
Feb. 25 Yakima I-502 public forum
Feb. 14 Updated Mt Vernon I-502 public forum
Feb. 08 Spokane public forum change of venue
Feb. 06 I-502 Forum schedule revised to accommodate public interest
Feb. 06 Liquor Control Board to hold I-502 public forum in Bremerton on March 7, 2013 
Jan. 15  Liquor Control Board to hold forums to solicit public input on I-502