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Washington marijuana applicants’ personal info subject to data breach

JUST IN: Washington marijuana applicants’ personal info subject to data breach

  • Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board released personal information in public records request
  • SEATTLE – The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is working to notify marijuana license applicants whose personal information was accidentally distributed by the agency in response to a public records request.
  • “The first batch I got were actually files for a completely different records request,” Novak said.
  • The state is trying to start a registry with patient information on the authorization form that the state is going to put into a database beginning July 1,” Novak said.
  • The agency then sent Novak the correct records, which he posted on 420 Leaks in early May, where anybody could access them.

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@cannabist: “JUST IN: Washington marijuana applicants’ personal info subject to data breach”


The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is working to notify marijuana license applicants whose personal information was accidentally distributed by the agency in response to a public records request.


Washington marijuana applicants’ personal info subject to data breach

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