The Cannabis Licensing Authority, CLA, is set to appoint its fourth CEO in two years.
The office holders since 2021, of which two were interim bosses, were Daenia Ashpole, Faith Graham, and Lincoln Allen.
“As my tenure as CEO of the CLA comes to an end, I reflect on the journey with great appreciation for the work done in improving the local cannabis industry,” said Ashpole in a message to stakeholders seen by the Financial Gleaner. “While I have demitted the CEO’s office, I remain confident that the CLA will stay its course in ensuring the development of a sound and resilient medicinal cannabis industry in Jamaica.”
The latest data on CLA site shows an industry with over 106 issued licences, 30 applications are awaiting licences, and a further 333 applications are at the conditional approval stages.
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