House Hearing: Cannabis Policies for the New Decade

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 10:00am

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, will hold a legislative hearing titled "Cannabis Policies for the New Decade." The Committee will consider six bills, including:

  • HR 171: "Legitimate Use of Medicinal Marihuana Act (LUMMA)"
  • HR 601: "Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2019"
  • HR 1151: "Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act"
  • HR 2843: "Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act"
  • HR 3797: "Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2019"
  • HR 3884: "Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2019"

Witnesses include: 

  • Matthew J. Strait: Senior Policy Advisor, Diversion Control Division, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Douglas Throckmorton, MD: Deputy Director for Regulatory Programs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration
  • Nora D. Volkow, MD: Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

Members of the public may attend in person or via webcast. More information is available at the Committee's website.