December 21, 2018 Section News

New Cannabis Subcommittee in Government Operations

Please welcome Christine Baily, General Counsel for the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission, as the Chair of the Section’s new Cannabis Subcommittee, the first of its kind for the ABA. The Massachusetts Commission regulates the Commonwealth’s adult-use program and will add its medical-use program later this year. The Subcommittee will identify and explore emerging legal issues faced by regulators, industry representatives, and researchers, and develop and implement Section programming. All Section members are invited to join the Subcommittee, a part of the Government Operations Committee. The Subcommittee will identify and explore emerging legal issues faced by regulators, industry representatives, and researchers. Time magazine in “Marijuana Goes Main Street” recently reported that a majority of Americans live in the 30 states and the District of Columbia where marijuana is legal in some form. For more information, please contact Tamara Edmonds Askew (tamara.edmonds​askew@americanbar.org).

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