Geoff Dornan
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February 7, 2014
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IFC OKs pot program staff funding

The legislative Interim Finance Committee on Thursday approved $365,309 in spending to continue staffing up the new medical marijuana program. Five people will be added in administrative roles, joining seven inspectors and technical hires approved in December’s IFC. Program manager Marla McDade Williams told lawmakers that will provide the staff needed to process applications and operate the program, which is designed to make marijuana available to those with medical cards when the application process begins next fall. Hiring for those first technical positions, she said, has been delayed because her staff and state personnel officials are having to create job …

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