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Executive Director Appointed to Md. Medical Marijuana Commission

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Medical Marijuana Commission announces the appointment of its first executive director.
    
According to the panel, Hannah Byron has been named to the position. Bryon has been assistant secretary for the Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts of the Department of Business and Economic Development.
    
Byron's appointment is effective Jan. 14.
    
Dr. Paul Davis, who chairs the commission, said the panel is excited that Byron will bring deep experience with the business community to the commission.
    
Byron said she looks forward to working with the medical profession and patients, law enforcement as well as business and agricultural leaders to get the state's medical marijuana program operational as quickly as possible.
    
The program is not expected to be operational until early to mid-2016.


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