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Governor Creates Cannabis Workforce Development Program

July 1st, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The first workforce development initiative administered by a cannabis regulatory commission has been established in Maryland. Governor Wes Moore said the effort is needed to address the burdens of criminalization.

Program participants will have access to job training courses for jobs in the cannabis industry. The program rollout will start in November.  Shiloh Jordan, a Baltimore native whose cannabis conviction was pardoned by the Governor last week, says the program will offer many a second chance…