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News Release
Cannabis Commission Research Subcommittee meets June 18 in Portland - 06/11/18

June 11, 2018

Cannabis Commission Research Subcommittee meets June 18 in Portland

What: The monthly public meeting of the Oregon Cannabis Commission's Research Subcommittee.

Agenda: TBD

When: Monday June 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Portland State Office Building, Conference Room 1B, 800 NE Oregon St., Portland. Conference call line: 877-848-7030, access code 753428.

Background: The Oregon Cannabis Commission was established in the 2017 legislative session through HB 2198. The commission consists of the state health officer or designee and an eight-member panel appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. The commission is tasked with determining a possible framework for future governance of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program, steps to address research on cannabis in areas of public health policy and public safety policy, agronomic and horticultural best practices, and medical and pharmacopoeia best practices. Along with this, it advises the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission with respect to the statutes governing medical and retail cannabis:

More information on the commission's webpage at http://www.healthoregon.org/cannabiscommission.

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