California Nominates Its First Medical Marijuana Czar
Gov. Jerry Brown selects Lori Ajax to serve as the inaugural chief of the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation. She must be approved by the Legislature.
The Sacramento Bee:
Jerry Brown Selects California’s First Medical Marijuana Chief
California has found its czar for medical marijuana. On Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown announced the appointment of Lori Ajax, currently the chief deputy director of the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, to the newly-created post overseeing the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation in the Department of Consumer Affairs. (Koseff, 2/4)
The San Francisco Chronicle:
Republican Lori Ajax Named As State’s 1st Medical Marijuana Czar
California has its first weed czar — otherwise known as chief of its Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation — and it’s a Republican, Lori Ajax, who is now chief deputy director of the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. (Garofoli, 2/4)