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.”

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