Joy Strand Lands on Her Feet

The Baltimore Sun’s Pamela Wood reports that Green Leaf Medical, aka gleaf, has announced today that it hired the longtime executive director of the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission a month ago. Strand, who resigned her post with the commission for “personal reasons” just 60 days before her hire claims that the opportunity to join gLeaf only came up “well after” she had left the commission.

An interesting quote from the Sun article was from gleafs president and executive counsel when asked about the appearance of a revolving door and favoritism “Frankly, if anything, in a situation like this, the commission would be more likely to heavily scrutinize us to make sure there isn’t anything improper going on,” 

Published by mdcannaconsumer

A cannabis consumer since coming of age in 1990’s Kingston Jamaica. Committed to influencing cannabis legislation and regulation to promote patient-consumer interests in product-quality, affordability and safe access. I believe the best way to achieve these goals is through legalized patient home-grow and a vibrant market where businesses large and small are allowed to compete for patient preferences.

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