The study, performed by a leading tech and research consultancy and obtained by Marijuana Business Daily, called the system “unstable” and noted that it crashed “several times.”

It recommended the state take steps to root out the problems and that MJ Freeway improve its seed-to-sale platform to prevent the system from failing altogether.

The report comes after the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) earlier this year hired Gartner Consulting, a Connecticut-based global research and advisory firm. The firm’s marching orders: Conduct an eight-week assessment of the February rollout of Denver-based MJ Freeway’s Leaf Data Systems platform.

Exclusive: Report finds Washington state rushed into launching marijuana tracking system, fixes needed