Former Maine regulator starts cannabis consulting firm
Erik Gundersen, who left Maine’s Office of Cannabis Policy back in October, has announced the launch of a new consulting firm. ERG Strategies is ready and able to advise government agencies and national clients that operate in the cannabis space. Gundersen was a key player in implementing the rules and procedures that established Maine’s adult-use cannabis industry. Prior to being appointed by Governor Mills to help run the Office of Marijuana Policy Gundersen worked in the legislature as a senior policy advisor to Maine’s House Speaker. ERG Strategies hopes to use Gundersen’s expertise to help create equitable and responsible cannabis markets across the country. The company says that they can assist cannabis regulators with policy and rule development, planning, execution, and implementation. On the business side ERG Strategies can help businesses with general consulting, government Relations, and advocacy.