For Immediate Release - July 19, 2017

Statement from Treasurer Deborah Goldberg on The Marijuana Conference Committee Report

After reading the Marijuana conference committee’s report we understand our role with regards to the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC).  First, we are responsible to appoint several members with marijuana expertise to the Cannabis Advisory Board by August 1, 2017.  Additionally, by September 1, 2017, we will appoint the Chair to the CCC and take part in two joint appointments to the Commission with the Governor and Attorney General. We are dedicated to finding people who are committed to ensuring a safe and timely implementation of this new industry in Massachusetts and we wish them every success in their efforts.