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Mayor Harrell signs legislation to improve equity in cannabis industry
Mayor signs suite of legislation to improve equity in cannabis industry
9/19/202218:33

Mayor Bruce Harrell signs into law three bills to improve equity and safety in Seattle’s cannabis industry. He is joined by Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, who sponsored the legislation. 

  • CB 120391 – Expresses the City of Seattle’s intent to: engage in cannabis equity, expungement of cannabis convictions, equity work and funding, and develop a needs assessment for needs within the workforce and cannabis industry. 
  • CB 120392 – Advances equity in cannabis licensing and expands licensed activities. 
  • CB 120393  – Requires employers to take action to develop job retention, security, and stability within the cannabis industry. 

      Speakers and attendees include:

      Mayor Bruce Harrell, City of Seattle

      Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, Seattle City Council

      Brianna Thomas, City of Seattle

      Calvin W. Goings, Director, Department of Facilities and Administrative Services 

      Steven Marchese, Director, Office of Labor Standards

      Cannabis industry stakeholders and employees 

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