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Group 3 license violations.

Group 3 violations are violations involving licensing requirements, license classification, and special restrictions. Group 3 penalties imposed on a producer and/or processor license will not include license suspension. Penalties for a producer and/or processor license will be restricted to monetary fines, destruction of inventory, and/or license cancellation only.
Violation Type
1st Violation
2nd Violation in a
three-year window
3rd Violation in a
three-year window
4th Violation in a
three-year window
True party of interest/financier violation.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
Cancellation of license
 
 
 
Failure to furnish required documents.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
Cancellation of license
 
 
 
Misuse or unauthorized use of marijuana license (operating outside of license class).
Chapter 69.50 RCW
Chapter 314-55 WAC
Retailer/transporter: 10-day suspension or $5,000 monetary fine
Producer/processor:
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $15,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
 
 
Misrepresentation of fact.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
Cancellation of license
 
 
 
Unauthorized change of business name.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
5-day suspension or $1,000 monetary option
Producer/processor: All tiers: $500 monetary penalty
10-day suspension or $1,500 monetary option
Producer/processor: All tiers: $1,500 monetary fine
30-day suspension or $5,000 monetary option
Producer/processor: All tiers: $5,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Operating/floor plan:
Violations of a WSLCB approved operating plan.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
5-day suspension or $1,000 monetary option
Producer/processor: All tiers: $1,000 monetary fine
Retailer/transporter: 10-day suspension or $2,500 monetary option
Producer/processor:
Tier 1: $2,500
Tier 2: $5,000
Tier 3: $7,500 monetary fine
Retailer/transporter: 30-day suspension
Producer/processor:
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Failing to gain WSLCB approval for changes in existing ownership.
Chapter 69.50 RCW
Chapter 314-55 WAC
30-day suspension
Producer/processor: $15,000 monetary fine and destruction of 50% of inventory
 
 
 
Failure to respond to administrative violation notice and/or failure to pay fines and penalties. Chapter 314-55 WAC
$1,000 monetary penalty
Cancellation of license
 
 
Failure to maintain required insurance.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
Retailer/transporter: 5-day suspension or $2,500 monetary fine
Producer/processor:
Tier 1: $2,500
Tier 2: $5,000
Tier 3: $7,500 monetary fine
Retailer/transporter: 30-day suspension or $15,000 monetary option
Producer/processor:
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
 
[Statutory Authority: RCW 69.50.342 and 69.50.345. WSR 16-11-110, § 314-55-530, filed 5/18/16, effective 6/18/16; WSR 15-11-107, § 314-55-530, filed 5/20/15, effective 6/20/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 69.50.325, 69.50.331, 69.50.342, 69.50.345. WSR 13-21-104, § 314-55-530, filed 10/21/13, effective 11/21/13.]
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