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News Release
Oregon Cannabis Commission's Patient Equity and Governance Frame Working subcommittees meet via Zoom July 27 - 07/23/21

July 23, 2021

Media contact: Jonathan Modie, 971-246-9139, PHD.Communications@state.or.us

Oregon Cannabis Commission's Patient Equity and Governance Frame Working subcommittees meet via Zoom July 27

What: A combined Zoom meeting of the Patient Equity and Governance Frame Working subcommittees of the Oregon Cannabis Commission.

Agenda: TBD 

When: Tuesday, July 27, 1-3 p.m.

Where: Zoom meeting. Members of the public can join remotely by phone at 1-669-254-5252; Meeting ID: 161 253 7299 Passcode: 602771.

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. The commission also advises the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission regarding statutes governing medical and retail cannabis. Visit www.Healthoregon.org/cannabiscommission for more information.

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