Maine appoints head of adult-use marijuana program

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Maine hired Scott Lever, the state’s deputy commissioner of Health Services, to oversee its recreational cannabis program.

In his previous position, Lever was in charge of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, which once oversaw the state medical marijuana program.

In 2017, he testified against a recreational marijuana bill before the legislative committee tasked with overhauling Maine’s 2016 legalization referendum, according to the Portland Press Herald.

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