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3/3/2017

OHA Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee meets March 9

What: A public meeting of the Oregon Health Authority’s Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee

Agenda: Review purpose, agenda; review Public Health Division approved statements and recommendations in light of new National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine report, and CDC Marijuana and Public Health website; future topics; next steps; public comment

When: Thursday, March 9, 3-5 p.m. The public comment period begins at 4:45 p.m. All comments are limited to two minutes, or can be submitted to marijuana.science@state.or.us.

Where: Portland State Office Building, Room 1B, 800 NE Oregon St., Portland

Why: The Oregon Health Authority’s Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee, based at the Public Health Division, provides scientific input to inform public health recommendations related to retail marijuana in Oregon. The committee is examining adverse health effects of marijuana use; and impacts of time, place and manner of retail sale of potentially addictive substances.

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