Former Crime Analyst To Lead Michigan Cannabis Agency

Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency is getting a new director after Andrew Brisbo, who resigned after serving in that position since the launch of the state’s commercial and recreational market in 2019. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced on Thursday that it had named Brian Hanna the acting director of the Cannabis Regulatory Agency reported MLive.

He will assume the new position on Monday, Sept.19.

“Hanna’s previous service in the Marijuana Regulatory Agency, now CRA, under former Executive Director Andrew Brisbo will ensure he continues the mission and ongoing work of the agency,” said a statement issued by the Governor’s Office. “Hanna spent five years with the CRA as the manager of field operations, inspections, and investigations.”

Prior to this, Hanna worked as a criminal intelligence manager and analyst with the Michigan state police, as well as a deputy sheriff for Kalamazoo …

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