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US (MA): $187,000 cannabis leadership post opens up to nationwide search

The continued success of the Bay State's legal weed business will need a "tough, strategic thinker" to oversee day-to-day administration of the agency in charge of the $7 billion pot industry, according to the Cannabis Control Commission.

The CCC has begun a nationwide job search for its second Executive Director, the person responsible for "administering and enforcing Massachusetts statutes and regulations regarding the state's marijuana industry and reports to the five Commissioners who are appointed by the governor, state Treasurer, and Attorney General for expertise in public health, public safety, social justice, regulated industries, and corporate management/finance/securities."

The about $187,000 per year job, according to Commissioner Bruce Stebbins, is an "exciting opportunity" for anyone willing to "plan and make difficult decisions to execute the competing priorities of an independent state agency that regulates a still-federally illegal substance."

"We look forward to meeting the many skillful candidates who will be interested in this unique public service opportunity and finding the best fit to help us guide this agency into the future," Stebbins said along with the announcement.

Read the entire article at Boston Herald

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