Illinois medical marijuana director resigns after just over a year

Screen Shot 2016-07-09 at 12.01.28 PM6/27/16–Joseph Wright, pharm 32, an attorney appointed last year by Gov. Bruce Rauner to lead the Illinois medical marijuana program has resigned to pursue work in the private sector. Wright was in the position for just over one year, told The Associated Press. He felt the time was right to seek other opportunities, possibly in the medical cannabis industry. Read