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MAJORITY OF CANNABIS COMMISSIONERS HAVE USED MARIJUANA

By Andy Metzger
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, SEPT. 11, 2017....It is a question that has tripped up presidential candidates, and one that could still land employees in hot water at work: When have you last used marijuana?

For two members of the Cannabis Control Commission, which had its first meeting Monday, the answer was "college." Two others declined to say.

Steven Hoffman, chairman of the five-member commission, told reporters when asked last week that he smoked a joint and watched some fireworks on a trip to Colorado, where legal sales are already underway, in July 2016.


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