Hearing: "Cannabis Policies for the New Decade"

Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

2123 RHOB
Washington, D.C.

Witnesses

Mr. Matthew J. Strait
Senior Policy Advisor, Diversion Control Division, Drug Enforcement Administration

Added 01/13/2020 at 04:20 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 06:05 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM

Dr. Douglas Throckmorton
Deputy Director for Regulatory Programs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration

Added 01/13/2020 at 04:20 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/14/2020 at 11:38 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM

Dr. Nora D. Volkow
Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

Added 01/13/2020 at 04:20 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 01/14/2020 at 11:38 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 171, the “Legitimate Use of Medicinal Marijuana Act” [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 04:20 PM
  • H.R. 601, the “Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2019” [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 04:20 PM
  • H.R. 1151, the “Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act” [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 04:20 PM
  • H.R. 2843, the "Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act" [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 04:20 PM
  • H.R. 3797, the “Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2019” [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 04:20 PM
  • H.R. 3884, the “Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019” or the “MORE Act of 2019” [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 04:20 PM

Support Documents

  • Notice of Hearing [PDF]
  • Briefing Memo [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 04:20 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from the California Cannabis Industry Association [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from Americans for Safe Access [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Response letter from FDA/NIH to Sen. Schatz [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the Minority requesting a hearing on cannabis [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the American Academy of Neurology (1) [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Bloomberg article [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - A collection of 6 letters from organizational supporters of H.R. 3797 [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from the Biopharmaceutical Research Company [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from Smart Approaches to Marijuana [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Testimony of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the American Academy of Neurology (2) [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Report from the National Cannabis Industry Association entitled “Adapting a Regulatory Framework for the Emerging Cannabis Industry” [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from the American Property Casualty Insurance Association [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from DEA in response to an application to grow marijuana for research purposes [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from 5 organizations representing state-legal cannabis businesses [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the National Consumers League [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Slides created by NIH entitled “Effects of Cannabis on the Human Brain” [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from the Consumer Brands Association [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from Greenwich Biosciences [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from the Michael J. Fox Foundation [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Letter from over 100 organizations in support of H.R. 3884 [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from the National Safety Council [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Testimony of Aaron Smith, Executive Director of the National Cannabis Industry Association [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Testimony of Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from Kris Krane, President of 4Front Ventures [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Eshoo - Document for the Record - Statement from Doctors for Cannabis Regulation [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Rep. Sarbanes - Document for the Record - Letter from Bruce E. Jarrell, Interim President of the University of Maryland -Baltimore [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement of Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr., Chairman of the Full Committee [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Opening Statement of Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Health [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Opening Statement of Rep. Greg Walden, Ranking Member of the Full Committee [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Opening Statement of Michael C. Burgess, M.D., Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Health [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM
  • Opening Statement of Rep. Eliot L. Engel [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM

Hearing Record

  • Unedited Transcript [PDF] Added 06/01/2020 at 02:58 PM

First Published: January 8, 2020 at 09:46 PM
Last Updated: June 1, 2020 at 03:13 PM