314-55-520 - Category I

314-55-520. Category I

Violations of a severity that would make a license eligible for cancellation on a first offense. The board may not cancel a license for a single violation, unless it can prove a Category I violation by a preponderance of the evidence.

Category I

Violations of a Severity That Would Make a License Eligible for Cancellation on the First Offense

Violation Type 1st Violation 2nd Violation in a Two-year Window
Marijuana purchased from an unlicensed entity. WAC 314-55-083(4) License cancellation   
Marijuana sold to an unlicensed, nonretail source. Illegal sales out of the licensed market place. WAC 314-55-083(4) License cancellation   
Condition of suspension violation: Failure to follow any suspension restriction while marijuana license is suspended. WAC 314-55-540 Original penalty plus 10-day suspension with no monetary option License cancellation
Transportation or storage of marijuana to or from an unlicensed source, diversion of product, or both. WAC 314-55-083(4) License cancellation   
Transportation of marijuana outside of Washington state boundaries.RCW 69.50.342(1)(k)RCW 69.50.345(10) WAC 314-55-310(1) License cancellation   
True party of interest (TPI). Allowing a person to exercise ownership or control if the person would not have qualified based on affiliation with a criminal enterprise as described in chapter 69.50 RCW. WAC 314-55-035(1) License cancellation   
Financier. Receiving money from a financier that was not disclosed to or approved by the board when the financier has a criminal history demonstrating an affiliation with criminal enterprises, gangs, or cartels; or the money provided by a financier originated from criminal enterprises, gangs, or cartels. WAC 314-55-035(4) License cancellation   
(Amended by WSR 15-11-107, Filed 5/20/2015, effective 6/20/2015 Amended by WSR 16-11-110, Filed 5/18/2016, effective 6/18/2016 Amended by WSR 20-03-177, Filed 1/22/2020, effective 2/22/2020)

Statutory Authority: RCW 69.50.325, 69.50.331, 69.50.342, 69.50.345. WSR 13-21-104, ? § 314-55-520, filed 10/21/13, effective 11/21/13. WSR 13-21-003, § 314-55-520, filed 10/3/2013, effective 11/3/2013

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