Oregon’s recreational marijuana chief resigns

The top regulator in charge of Oregon’s recreational marijuana program is stepping down, adding to a growing trend of cannabis overseers who are leaving the industry for the private sector. Rob Patridge said in a news release Tuesday he is resigning as chair of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to take a position at an unidentified consulting firm. His resignation, effective Friday, follows the retirement of the state’s lab testing chief in December. Patridge has guided the OLCC since July 2013, and he was instrumental in designing the state’s recreational regulatory framework. He was first appointed to ... Oregon’s recreational marijuana chief resigns is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs