Y502K – Marijuana Traceability is OFFLINE in Washington

UPDATE: The Traceabiliity system will be offline until January 2nd!!! Failure:  “all critical tasks will not be complete by the end of our contract with the current vendor on Oct. 31, 2017” The Washington State Cannabis tracking software (Seed-to-Sale) will be degraded starting Oct 25th, and then completely offline Oct 29th.  MJ Freeway will perhaps […]

Published: October 24, 2017

BioTrackTHC Locations/License Data Leaks

When it was discovered that BioTrackTHC was on the way out in Washington many of you heard WeedTraQR declare: “it’ll get worse before it gets better”. Currently, there is some serious data control issues we’re observing in the BioTrackTHC system. It’s all centered around the Location or License number. In Washington State these are six […]

Published: July 12, 2017

Serious Weight Issues with BioTrack & Washington State Traceability

In Washington all marijuana producers and processors are required to report details about their business to the State.  Some of this data includes weights.  Washington State has, effectively, zero control or accuracy with the weights recorded in this system.  The inconsistencies in the operation of this software points to an even larger problem: A core […]

Published: June 17, 2015
Categories: API, Compliance, Traceability

Washington Marijuana Traceability Data Issues

The WSLCB has recently published the data from their “traceability” system. What a mess. The data is provided via Box: https://lcb.app.box.com/s/s568feiing1116f132zo1cjodoi24mm5 If you download this data be aware that there is no mapping provided at all, you have to know this dataset (which we do). Here’s a few examples of issues we’ve found in this […]

Published: April 30, 2015

Working Around Transfer Manifest Issues in I502

The design of the Inventory Transfer Manifest system by the State of Washington is causing massive headaches for the Producers, Processor and Retailers here. The core of the problem is the lack of flexibility in the system.  The root cause is either in the regulations or the implementation of said regulations.  Really however, what caused […]

Published: March 15, 2015
Categories: Compliance, Traceability

What is Marijuana Traceability?

Tracking Recreational Marijuana Inventory from Seed to Sale is very close to being a real situation in multiple states, it’s four as of this writing and many more are talking about relaxing their laws around medical use and even starting conversations about recreational use. “Traceability” is a fancy word for inventory management, tracking and auditing.  For marijuana this means: […]

Published: March 15, 2015
Categories: Compliance, Traceability

BioTrackTHC False Advertising Hurts Competition in Washington State

BioTrackTHC is the vendor who created the system use by the WSLCB to track marijuana growing, processing and sales.  Their false advertising hurts competition for us, Viridian Sciences, GreenBits and MJ Freeway and Agrisoft. On the home page at https://biotrackthc.com/ as well as on the state run system at http://www.mjtraceability.com/ BioTrackTHC makes the claim: “The Only Seed to […]

Published: February 9, 2015

Cannabis; Compliance and Revenue Transparency

  The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) just announced they are going to regularly release information about compliance enforcement and also publish revenue statistics from licensees in the I502 legal cannabis industry. This is an interesting move and signals a continued and rapid maturation in the legal cannabis industry. The stated purpose is to […]

Published: November 12, 2014

The State of the State Compliance API

In Washington the Liquor Control Board (LCB) has taken control of the budding Marijuana business.  Our Producers, Processors and Retailers – all of them must provide a crazy amount of operational details to the State for compliance reporting.  This compliance system also has some APIs exposed which provide a good example of why the State […]

Published: August 4, 2014
Categories: API, Compliance, Traceability