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New York cannabis chief resigns in wake of criticism

Chris Alexander has resigned as executive director of New York’s Office of Cannabis Management rather than finish out his term.

It was expected that Alexander would work until his term expires in September after Gov. Kathy Hochul said earlier this month he would not be reappointed.


The governor’s decision to seek Alexander’s resignation came earlier this month after a review of the embattled agency’s work she had ordered.

According to nonprofit news organization The City, Alexander wrote in his resignation letter Friday that he had “been reluctant to write this email due to the deep connection and commitment I have to this work and to this Team.”

“And while I planned to serve out the remainder of my term,” he continued, “I

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