Maine appoints new medical cannabis program director

Maine’s medical marijuana program finally has a new director, after the position went unfilled for a year. Marietta D’Agostino, a former director of the state’s MMJ program, left in 2016 for a job in the private cannabis sector, and Craig Patterson, an analyst with the state’s health department, was chosen this week to fill her shoes. A health department spokeswoman declined to offer specifics about Patterson’s hiring, according to the Portland Press Herald, but he’s been with the agency for roughly two years and is taking on the role just as the state is preparing to launch ... Maine appoints new medical cannabis program director is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs