Joint Hearings on Cannabis Regulation
This past Monday, the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development, Senate Agriculture and Senate Health Committees convened a joint hearing on cannabis regulation. The hearing featured updates from the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation within the Department of Consumer Affairs, California Department of Food and Agriculture, and the Department of Public Health regarding their respective roles. Additionally, the hearing featured panels representing the industry, local government (with testimony from CSAC and RCRC), law enforcement, labor and the environment.
CHEAC was pleased to hear Senator Pan raised questions around testing and product labeling and youth safety. The hearing can be viewed here.
The Assembly Business and Professions, Assembly Health and Assembly Agriculture Committees will host a like joint hearing on Tuesday, February 7.