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Oregon Cannabis Commission Patient Equity Subcommittee conference call August 4

July 29, 2020

What: A conference call for the Patient Equity Subcommittee of the Oregon Cannabis Commission.

Agenda: Roll call and opening statements; rule review - recommendations for changes to rules; break; patient care and health equity - recommendations for OLCC retail stores; legislative concepts.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2-4 p.m.

Where: By conference call at 877-848-7030, access code 753428.

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 is tasked with determining a possible framework for future governance of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program, and 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. The commission also provides advice to the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission regarding statutes governing medical and retail cannabis. Visit the commission's website for more information.

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