We are developing a downloadable resource kit specific to cannabis retail that provides additional resources for economic development, security, payroll, accounting, marketing, operations, information technology, etc.

Resource kits will be available on this website by approximately May 1, 2024.

Relevant Laws in the WA RCW

> RCW 43.330.540 - Cannabis social equity technical assistance grant program

> RCW 69.50.335 - Cannabis retailer, processor, producer licenses—Issue, reissue of licenses—

Social equity applicants—Rules—Definitions

> RCW 69.50.101 - Definitions

> RCW 69.50.540 - Appropriations

Relevant House + Senate Bills

> HB 2870 - Permitted the issuance of approximately 40 additional licenses to create diversity in the

cannabis industry

> SB 5080 - Expanded and improved efforts toward and support of social equity in the cannabis industry

Social Equity

Banking and Loans

Financial Services Options for Cannabis Retailers > Click HERE

Professional Cannabis Associations & Industry Organization Resources

These organizations are not endorsed by the State of Washington and are posted with the intent to share resources. If you would like to request to add another industry organization, please submit via the Suggest a Resource form above. Additionally, the organizations listed have not endorsed this program, nor do they have any association with WA Dept of Commerce or WA Cannabis Social Equity Program Management. If you are with one of these organizations and would like your resource removed from this page, please simply email and we will remove your organization’s name and/or logo.

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