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Task Force: Researching the Medical and Public Health Properties of Cannabis


About the Task Force

The task force included 15 members, appointment by the Governor. It was charged with studying and publishing a report on the development of a medical Cannabis industry that provides patients with medical products that meet individual patient needs.

MEMBERS EXPERTISE / REPRESENTING
Christopher Conrady Oncology
Chris Edwards Oregon State Senate
Peter Gendron Marijuana Grow Site
Katrina Hedberg, MD, MPH Oregon Health Authority
Robert Hitzemann, PhD Oregon Health and Science University
Mowgli Holmes, PhD Agricultural Research
Jane Ishmael, PhD Oregon University System
Shannon O'Fallon, JD Department of Justice
Jeremy Riggle, PhD THC and CBD Measurement
Colin Roberts, MD Neurology
David Russo, DO, MPH Palliative Care
William Schuette Oregon Liquor Control Commission
Anthony Smith, PhD Microbiology
Daniel Sudakin, MD, MPH Substance Abuse Treatment
Carl Wilson Oregon House of Representatives

MEETING DATE AREAS ADDRESSED MATERIALS
 
December 15, 2015

Portland State Office Building
800 NE Oregon Street, Room 1A
Portland, OR 97232
4:00 to 7:00 pm

  • Identify and assess the validity of research related to the medical properties of Cannabis that have been conducted in other countries and in other states and territories of the United States
  • Assess the potential for this state to collaborate with other states that have legalized the medical or recreational use of Cannabis for purposes related to researching the medical properties of Cannabis
  • Identify key research areas related to the medical properties of Cannabis
 
January 8, 2016

Portland State Office Building
800 NE Oregon Street, Room 1A
Portland, OR 97232
3:00 to 6:00 pm
[Map]

  • Identify legal barriers to the establishment of laboratories that research the medical properties of Cannabis, including barriers related to the possession, delivery and manufacture of marijuana
  • Identify legal barriers to the use of institutional review boards in approving, monitoring and reviewing research involving the medical properties of Cannabis

 
Agenda
All meeting materials

 
January 26, 2016

4:00 to 7:00 pm
Oregon State University
2631 SW Campus Way
Hallie Ford Center, Room 115
Corvallis, OR 97331
[Campus Map]

  • Propose solutions to structuring and funding research that involves the medical properties of Cannabis, including solutions that involve state programs and moneys and solutions that involve investment by private business and business sectors
  • Assess the potential of locating a Cannabis grow site for research purposes in this state and, if appropriate, setting forth a plan for the establishment of a cannabis grow site for research purposes in this state
  • Review draft report

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