Head regulator of state medical marijuana industry short on experience

Head regulator of state medical marijuana industry short on experience

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(Photo: Special to the Democrat) Who is Christian Bax? Bax, 32, is director of the Office of Compassionate Use in the Department of Health. It is a three-person agency set up to oversee the licensing of dispensaries and the registration of patients and doctors under the state’s Compassionate Use Act. He oversees an industry that is estimated to be worth close to $2 billion in just a few years. What are his qualifications? Bax received his MBA from Babson College in Massachusetts in 2015, not long before he was appointed to his current post. Prior to getting an MBA, Bax received a law degree from Florida State University in 2012, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Alabama in 2007. Most of the work Bax listed on his resume was done while getting his MBA in Boston: CEO of Renegade Companies, a startup media production company, from 2013-15. a business development consultant to Target Molecule, a Chinese biotech company, from 2014-15. co-founder of CBK Consulting, specializing in helping secure six medical marijuana licenses for clients in Nevada and Washington state, from 2013-15 A search of the Massachusetts Division of Corporations found no records listing Christian Bax as an officer of any corporation while he was in the state. No record of Renegade Companies exists in the corporation database, either. Florida Division of Corporations lists Renegade Companies of Longboat Key as being founded in 2000. Bax is listed as its vice president. Target Molecule was not incorporated until June 28, 2015, records show. Bax said he was a consultant to them starting in 2014. Several other news outlets have been unable to substantiate claims Bax made about securing the medical marijuana licenses in Nevada and Washington. Bax is not listed as an officer of any company in […]

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