Cannabis Control Commissioner Jennifer Flanagan Announces Departure from the Agency on April 30

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<![CDATA[WORCESTER, Mass., April 13, 2021 – PRESS RELEASE – Cannabis Control Commissioner Jennifer Flanagan announced she will step down from her seat on April 30, ending a 25-year career of public service in Massachusetts.Cannabis Control Commission Jennifer Flanagan will step down from her seat April 30.Most recently, Gov. Charlie Baker had appointed her to serve a four-year term as the Cannabis Control Commission’s public health representative in accordance with Chapter 55 of the Acts of 2017 starting Sept. 1, 2017.“I want to express my sincere thanks to Gov. Baker for the opportunity to serve as the public health appointee to the commission,” Flanagan said. “My motivation for accepting his appointment, and my primary goal throughout my term, has been to ensure the public health of Massachusetts residents remained a priority as the commonwealth regulated legal cannabis. I believe my contributions have kept that focus front and center as the commission has drafted and updated its regulations over the past three and a half years.”“Commissioner Flanagan has been a strong advocate for public health throughout her long career of service for the people of Massachusetts and brought this expertise to her role on the Cannabis Control Commission,” Baker said. “Lt. Gov. Polito and I thank Jennifer for her willingness to serve on the commission, and we wish her all the best in her future endeavors. We are in the process of reviewing candidates to serve in this seat and expect to make an announcement soon.”Throughout her service to the commission, Flanagan offered a strong voice for the health and wellness of Massachusetts residents by advocating for patients and working to create and build out the agency’s award-winning public awareness campaign, among other accomplishments. More About Marijuana, which highlights the risks of underage consumption, responsible adult use, and the dangers of home cultivation and manufacturing,…

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