Cannabis Ombudsman position discussed in Connecticut

Connecticut looking into cannabis Ombudsman position

Following the weeks of complaints from patients that medical marijuana quantity and variety has dwindled since the launch of recreational sales some lawmakers are pushing to give a patient representative a seat at the table. Connecticut House Majority Leader Representative Jason Rojas has sponsored a bill that would establish a cannabis Ombudsman within the Department of Economic and Community Development to oversee the medical and recreational marijuana programs, monitor programs, recommend ways to ensure a fair and equitable marketplace, and improve product quality and safety. Representative Rojas believes creating this position could be an appropriate way to attain more input from Connecticut medical marijuana patients.

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