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Oregon Cannabis Commission meets March 21st in Portland

March 12, 2018

What: The Oregon Cannabis Commission is holding its quarterly public meeting.

Agenda: Overview of subgroup communication; OMMP bills passed during legislative session; Subgroups discussion and next steps; Priority focus areas, scope, and action items based on legislative dates; Format and meeting schedule-subgroups; Listening tour (April and June); Future meeting dates for commission; Public comment

When: Wednesday March 21, 2018 from 1-4 p.m.

Where: Portland State Office Building, Conference Room 1B (on the main floor of the building), 800 NE Oregon Street Portland, OR 97232. A conference call line is available by dialing 1-877-848-7030, Access code 753428.

Background: 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 shall provide advice to the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission with respect to the statutes governing medical and retail cannabis. www.Healthoregon.org/cannabiscommission

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