By Bart Schaneman
Washington state marijuana licensees are incurring added costs in man hours and paperwork now that they’re operating without a contracted state seed-to-sale system.
The Nov. 1 rollout marked the first time Washington state marijuana businesses were without a traceability program, and it’s raising questions about the necessity of such systems.
BioTrackTHC, which had the contract with the state for three years, failed to reach an extension with Washington’s Liquor and Control Board (LCB), and the agreement ended at midnight Oct. 31.
The LCB selected MJ Freeway’s Leaf Data Systems as a replacement, but the system won’t be available