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Cannabis Commission's Training Subcommittee meets April 20 in Portland

April 13, 2018

What: The first monthly public meeting of the Oregon Cannabis Commission's Training Subcommittee

Agenda: The agenda will include review of subcommittee description and directives, and review of its communications and schedule; discussion of priority focus areas and discussion of special interest groups and other resource needs

When: April 20, 9-11 a.m. Time will be allotted at the end of the meeting for public comments, which are limited to three minutes.

Where: Portland State Office Building, Conference Room 1A (on the main floor of the building), 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland

The Oregon Cannabis Commission was established in the 2017 legislative session though HB 2198. The commission consists of the state public health officer or the public health officer’s 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, they advise the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission with respect to the statutes governing medical and retail cannabis.

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