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WAC 314-55-535

Group 4 marijuana producer and/or processor violations.

Group 4 violations are violations involving the manufacture, supply, processing, and/or distribution of marijuana by marijuana producer and/or processor licensees and prohibited practices between a marijuana producer, processor, and transportation licensees and a marijuana retailer licensee.
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
Unauthorized sale to a retail licensee.
Chapter 69.50 RCW
Chapter 314-55 WAC
$2,500 monetary fine
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $20,000 monetary fine
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Packaging and/or labeling violations.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
$2,500 monetary fine
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $7,500
Tier 3: $10,000 monetary fine
Tier 1: $10,000
Tier 2: $15,000
Tier 3: $20,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Unauthorized product/unapproved storage or delivery.
Chapter 69.50 RCW
$2,500 monetary fine
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $15,000 monetary fine
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Failure to meet marijuana waste disposal requirements.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
$2,500 monetary fine
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $15,000 monetary fine
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Sampling violations.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
$2,500 monetary fine
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $15,000 monetary fine
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Failure to follow and maintain food processing facility requirements.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
$2,500 monetary fine
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $15,000 monetary fine
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Unauthorized pesticides, soil amendments, fertilizers, other crop production aids.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $15,000 monetary fine and destruction of affected marijuana
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine and destruction of affected marijuana
Cancellation of license
 
Adulterate usable marijuana with organic or nonorganic chemical or other compound.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $15,000 monetary fine and destruction of affected marijuana
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine and destruction of affected marijuana
Cancellation of license
 
Exceeding maximum serving requirements for marijuana-infused products.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
$2,500 monetary fine
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $15,000 monetary fine
$15,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Failure to maintain standardized scale requirements.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
$2,500 monetary fine
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $7,500
Tier 3: $10,000 monetary fine
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Marijuana processor extraction requirements.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
$2,500 monetary fine
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $7,500
Tier 3: $10,000 monetary fine
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,500
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Selling or purchasing marijuana on credit.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
Retailer: 5-day suspension or $2,500 monetary option
Producer/processor: $2,500 monetary fine
Retailer: 10-day suspension or $5,000 monetary option
Producer/processor:
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $15,000 monetary fine
Retailer: 30-day suspension
Producer/processor:
Tier 1: $15,000
Tier 2: $30,000
Tier 3: $60,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Payment with NSF check.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
Retailer: 5-day suspension or $500 monetary option
Producer/processor: $500 monetary fine
Retailer: 5-day suspension or $5,000 monetary option
Producer/processor: All tiers: $5,000 monetary fine
Retailer: 10-day suspension
Producer/processor: All tiers: $5,000 monetary fine
Cancellation of license
Engaging in nonretail conditional sales or prohibited practices.
Chapter 314-55 WAC
Retailer/transporter: 5-day suspension or $2,500 monetary option
Producer/processor: $2,500 monetary fine
Retailer/transporter: 10-day suspension and $5,000 monetary option
Producer/processor:
Tier 1: $5,000
Tier 2: $10,000
Tier 3: $20,000 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
[Statutory Authority: RCW 69.50.342 and 69.50.345. WSR 16-11-110, § 314-55-535, filed 5/18/16, effective 6/18/16; WSR 15-11-107, § 314-55-535, 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, § 314-55-535, filed 10/21/13, effective 11/21/13.]
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