US House Subcommittee to hold on Jan 15, 2020 on “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade”

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Monday,
January
13,
2020


US
House
Subcommittee
to
hold
on
Jan
15,
2020
on “Cannabis
Policies
for
the
New
Decade”


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As
detailed
on

this
US
House
committee
webpage
,
the “Subcommittee
on
Health
of
the
Committee
on
Energy
and
Commerce
will
hold
a
legislative
hearing
on
Wednesday,
January
15,
2020,
at
10
a.m.
in
the
John
D.
Dingell
Room,
2123
of
the
Rayburn
House
Office
Building.
The
hearing
is
entitled, ‘Cannabis
Policies
for
the
New
Decade’.” 
Interestingly,
the
hearing
page
provides
a
list
and
links
to
six
House
bills
with
varying
approaches
to
marijuana
reform
as
well
as
the
names
and
titled
of
the
three
government
officials
now
scheduled
to
testify:



Legislation


H.R.
171
,
the “Legitimate
Use
of
Medicinal
Marihuana
Act” 
or
the “LUMMA”


H.R.
601
,
the “Medical
Cannabis
Research
Act
of
2019”


H.R.
1151
,
the “Veterans
Medical
Marijuana
Safe
Harbor
Act”


H.R.
2843
,
the “Marijuana
Freedom
and
Opportunity
Act”


H.R.
3797
,
the “Medical
Marijuana
Research
Act
of
2019”


H.R.
3884
,
the “Marijuana
Opportunity
Reinvestment
and
Expungement
Act
of
2019” 
or
the “MORE
Act
of
2019”

 



Witnesses



Matthew
J.
Strait

Senior
Policy
Advisor,
Diversion
Control
Division
Drug
Enforcement
Administration



Douglas
Throckmorton,
M.D.

Deputy
Director
for
Regulatory
Programs,
Center
for
Drug
Evaluation
and
Research
Food
and
Drug
Administration



Nora
D.
Volkow,
M.D.

Director,
National
Institute
on
Drug
Abuse
National
Institutes
of
Health

 

Also
listed
on
the
website
is
a “Key
Document

in
the
form
of
a “Memorandum
from
Chairman
Pallone

to
the
Subcommittee
on
Health.” 
This
memo
runs
six
pages
and
provides
a
nice
primer
on
the
basics
of
federal
cannabis
law
as
well
as
a
very
brief
accounting
of
the
six
bills
listed
above.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/2020/01/us-house-subcommittee-to-hold-on-jan-15-2020-on-cannabis-policies-for-the-new-decade.html


Campaigns,
elections
and
public
officials
concerning
reforms
,

Federal
Marijuana
Laws,
Policies
and
Practices
,

Medical
Marijuana
Commentary
and
Debate
,

Recreational
Marijuana
Commentary
and
Debate
,

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