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  1. Ron Strider

    Maryland Cannabis Commission Hires New Executive Director

    An Eastern Shore hospital executive has joined the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission as its new executive director. Joy A. Strand takes her new job just as companies have begun to dispense medical marijuana to patients. She replaces Patrick Jameson who resigned last month. The former...
  2. Ron Strider

    MA: Cannabis Commission Set To Hire Director

    The chief medical marijuana regulator from Rhode Island, the head of a Massachusetts child advocacy organization and the Treasury's point person on pot met with the Cannabis Control Commission on Tuesday afternoon, each for an hour-long interview for the job of executive director. The...
  3. Ron Strider

    MA: State's Cannabis Advisory Board In place

    Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday morning announced his picks for the Cannabis Advisory Board, the 25-member panel that will examine marijuana regulation, finalizing the first piece of pot bureaucracy. The governor's five picks are: Walpole Chief of Police John Carmichael, Jr.; co-founder of the...
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    Alaska Alcohol And Marijuana Control Office Director Resigns

    Juneau - Cynthia Franklin, who helped guide Alaska's work in setting up the state's legal marijuana industry, is resigning as director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office. State commerce commissioner Chris Hladick said in a release Thursday that Franklin's leadership leaves the...
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    Arizona DES Director Sends Anti-Marijuana Email To Employees

    The state director of the Department of Economic Security forwarded an email railing about marijuana legalization to thousands of the department's employees. On Sunday night, Tim Jeffries sent the email - which had the subject line "Fwd: Alcohol "safer" than marijuana???????" - adding, "You...
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    Marijuana Legalization In Pennsylvania Will Be Focus Of Discussion In Berks

    The Berks County Community Foundation is planning to host a panel discussion in October on the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Pennsylvania. The Oct. 10 talk is part of the group's "Consider It" series and will include national experts on the topic. The...
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    Marijuana Legalization In Pennsylvania Will Be Focus Of Discussion In Berks

    The Berks County Community Foundation is planning to host a panel discussion in October on the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Pennsylvania. The Oct. 10 talk is part of the group's "Consider It" series and will include national experts on the topic. The...
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    International Cannabis Business Conference: California's Marijuana Regulation

    California is on the verge of becoming the world's largest marijuana market, and the newly-passed medical regulations will make or break businesses. If legalization passes, the market will transform even more. That's why business and politics are the themes of February's International...