Multi-State Marijuana Regulators Association Expands And Sets Policy Priorities


An independent coalition of marijuana regulators from across the U.S. announced on Tuesday that representatives from five more states will be joining its efforts to develop and share best practices for enacting reform. Additionally, the Cannabis Regulators Association (CANNRA) said it is establishing 15 special committees that will be tasked with collecting information and creating policy recommendations on a variety of issues related to marijuana. Regulators from Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia and Montana will join members from the original 19 states that formed CANNRA last month. CANNRA Vice President Andrew Brisbo, who also serves as the executive director of the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency, said in a press release that the new member states’ “experiences regulating cannabis will significantly contribute to CANNRA’s work identifying and developing best practices that safeguard public health and safety, and promote regulatory certainty for industry participants.” The organization also detailed its regulatory priorities, which correspond with new special committees that it’s setting up. Here’s a list of those panels, which range focus on issues such as social equity, local regulations, medical cannabis and banking: Special Committee on Social and Economic Equity Special Committee on Analytical Testing and Product Safety Special Committee on Public Education, Awareness, and Youth Prevention Special Committee on Public Health and Safety Monitoring and Surveillance Special Committee on Packaging, Labeling, Advertising, and Marketing Special Committee on Energy and Environmental Policy Special Committee on Medical Use and Clinical Research Special Committee on Cannabinoid Hemp Special Committee on Municipal and County Regulation and Coordination Special Committee on Licensing, Inspections, Compliance, and Enforcement Special Committee on Banking, Finance, and Insurance Special Committee on Market Structure and Taxation Special Committee on Impaired Driving and Workplace Safety Special Committee on Federal Policy and Engagement Special Committee on Interstate Coordination “CANNRA’s committee structure will leverage our member’s specific…

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