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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Department of Cannabis Control Appoints Jeff Merriman to Cannabis Advisory Committee

Department of Cannabis Control Appoints Nevada County's Director of Cannabis Compliance for the C

We’re pleased to announce that the Code and Cannabis Compliance Divisions’ Director, Jeff Merriman, has been appointed to the California Department of Cannabis Control‘s (DCC) Cannabis Advisory Committee (CAC)!  The CAC is expected to provide valuable input to DCC’s development of regulations and standards through the comprehensive representation in membership as well as through each member’s unique perspectives on consumer, community, and market issues. In addition, the CAC will provide an important venue for the DCC to hold robust public discussions that support the development of an innovative regulatory framework. The innovation and collaborative approach will benefit all Californians and results in a safe, sustainable, and equitable cannabis market. 

Selection to the CAC  was a competitive process that involved almost 300 applications from around the state from various jurisdictions and industries.  Jeff Merriman is honored to be selected for this committee. Upon learning of his selection Jeff said, “I’m looking forward to collaborating with the DCC and CAC members to tackle cannabis regulatory issues and help ensure a successful future for the local and state cannabis industry.”

Jeff’s appointment is a testament to all the work that Nevada County’s Cannabis Compliance team and local partners have done to develop an innovative approach to the developing cannabis industry. 

 To review all the appointments, please visit the DCC’s official announcement

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