Upcoming Senate Informational Hearing on Cannabis

Next Monday, January 30, the Senate Business, Professions & Economic Development, Agriculture and Health Committees will host a joint hearing on Cannabis regulations. The hearing will include implementation updates from the following state representatives and will also include various stakeholder perspectives.

  • Lori Ajax, Chief, Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation, Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Jim Houston, Undersecretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture
  • Amber Morris, Branch Chief, California Department of Food and Agriculture
  • Karen Smith, MD, MPH, Director, California Department of Public Health

Materials for the hearing are linked below. Any additional materials posted before the hearing can be found on the Senate Health Committee’s website.


Prop 64 vs. Medical Marijuana Laws Overview

LAO Policy Post: Key Differences Between Recent Medical Cannabis Laws and Proposition 64: A Preliminary Review