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News Release
Oregon Cannabis Commission's Research and Leadership Subcommittee meets via Zoom Oct. 22 - 10/13/21

October 13, 2021

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

Oregon Cannabis Commission's Research and Leadership Subcommittee meets via Zoom Oct. 22

What: A public Zoom meeting for the Oregon Cannabis Commission’s Research and Leadership Subcommittee.

Agenda: TBD. The full agenda will be available at www.healthoregon.org/cannabiscommission.  

When: Friday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to noon.

Where: Zoom Meeting. Members of the public may join remotely by phone at 1-669-254-5252; Meeting ID: 161 059 2012 Passcode: 859134

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 provides advice to Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission regarding Oregon Administrative Rules that govern medical cannabis as well as retail cannabis as it pertains to patients and caregivers.  Additionally, the commission is tasked with developing a long-term strategic plan for ensuring that cannabis will remain a therapeutic and affordable option for patients and monitoring federal laws, regulations, and policies regarding cannabis.

Visit www.Healthoregon.org/cannabiscommission for more information.

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