Report: Colorado’s weed czar could be heading to Massachusetts

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Marijuana at Verde Natural's grow facility. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Marijuana at Verde Natural's grow facility. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Colorado has been an early adopter in the weed business, and it looks like the people who got in first may keep riding the wave as legalization spreads.

Latest example: Andrew Freedman, the director of marijuana coordination for Colorado, is “seen as a contender” for a top job regulating the newly legal recreational weed industry in Massachusetts, as the Boston Globe reported.

Freedman, 33, has done as much as anyone to shape marijuana policy in Colorado. The Globe has more on his history and his potential future.