While most government employees had Thursday off in honor of Veterans Day, John Blair was busy at the office.

He was packing up his desk.

Less than a year after becoming deputy superintendent of the state Regulation and Licensing Department, a high-profile job that includes standing up the regulatory and licensing framework for the state’s new adult-use recreational cannabis industry, Blair is stepping down. His last day is Friday.

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