Washington State Wants Help Studying Smelly Marijuana Business Emissions

Washington State Wants Help Studying Smelly Marijuana Business Emissions

Washington State marijuana regulators are looking to hire a contractor to help study marijuana odors. The state specifically wants to find ways to mitigate smells emerging from legal cannabis businesses and determine whether the emissions have any impact on public health. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board said in a request for proposals earlier this month that a law passed by the legislature this year includes a provision requiring a Marijuana Odor Task Force to be established. But because the board “is not a scientific agency, nor does the agency possess odors and emissions training, equipment, or expertise,” it is now seeking to hire a private firm to conduct a “thorough and robust review of these issues.” The vendor that’s selected will be required to “research and report on the availability and appropriateness of addressing marijuana odors and emissions, and the potentially harmful impact of marijuana odors and emissions on people who live, work, or are located in close proximity to marijuana production or processing facilities.” “The vendor will detect, research, and report on marijuana odors and emissions for the following issues: 1. Availability and appropriateness of ways or methods to mitigate, mask, conceal, or otherwise address marijuana odors and emissions; and 2. The potentially harmful impact of marijuana odors and emissions on people who live, work, or are located in close proximity to a marijuana production or processing facility, including but not limited to: a. Filtering systems; b. Natural odor masking mechanisms or odor concealing mechanisms; c. Zoning…

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