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Vermont Senate Committee on Committees Seeks Applicants for Cannabis Control Board Advisory Committee by Wednesday, June 23rd

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Heady Vermont Staff 18 Jun 2021

Act 164 of 2020 launched the creation of a regulated cannabis market in Vermont. The Cannabis Control Board has been established and appointed and they are starting their work to safely, equitably, and effectively implement and administer the laws enabling access to adult-use cannabis in Vermont.

Act 164 also called for the creation of an advisory committee composed of experts with relevant expertise and knowledge to support the mission of the Cannabis Control Board.

Lt. Governor Molly Gray, Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint, and Senator Dick Mazza (the Senate Committee on Committees) are tasked with appointing several members of the advisory committee.

They are seeking applicants for the following position as described in the statutes:

  • One member with an expertise in the cannabis industry

If you are interested in this position, or you know someone who may be interested, please visit https://ltgov.vermont.gov/COC-Applications to complete an application form. In the dropdown menu for Board/Commission Name, please select “Cannabis Control Board, Advisory Committee.”

If you are interested in knowing more about the full scope of the position and the task of the council, you can visit the legislative website here, and scroll to section (h) to read about the tasks and compensation of the advisory committee.

The Committee on Committees is hoping to appoint the advisory committee members as quickly as possible while searching for a diverse group of qualified applicants for these positions. With that in mind, if you are interested, please complete the application form by Wednesday, June 23rd in order that we may review your application.

Carolyn Wesley 

Chief of Staff

Office of the Senate President Pro Tempore

Vermont General Assembly

115 State Street

Montpelier, VT 05633

(802) 734-0046

legislature.vermont.gov

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