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Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee (RMSAC)
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 Role of the committee

The OHA Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee provides scientific input to inform public health recommendations related to retail marijuana in Oregon. The committee will examine current data and make recommendations regarding:

  • Minimizing adverse health effects of retail marijuana use, for example recommending the maximum amount of THC in a single serving of edible product, packaging and labeling of marijuana products, and how to reduce negative health effects in vulnerable populations
  • Impacts of time, place and manner of retail sale of potentially addictive substances

 Key sources

 Charter and membership

 Meetings and Evidence Reviews
Date​
Topic
Materials
​Evidence Reviews with OHA-approved Public Health Statements
January 28, 2016​ ​Monitoring marijuana use, attitudes and health effects;
Review ​Marijuana Report
 
​​Agenda​
November 19, 2015​ ​Cognitive and neurological effects of adult marijuana use; Cardiovascular effects of marijuana use
 

​​Agenda​

Minutes

Cognitive and neurological effects of adult marijuana use

Cardiovascular effects of marijuana use

October 22, 2015​ Marijuana use and respiratory health
 

​​Agenda

Minutes

Marijuana use and respiratory health
September 24, 2015​ ​Health effects of adolescent marijuana use
 

Agenda

Minutes​

Effect of adolescent marijuana use on health and other outcomes
 
​August 27, 2015 ​Marijuana labeling, packaging and marketing; 
Review White Paper
 

Agenda

Minutes​

July 23, 2015 ​Effects of marijuana use on the developing fetus and breastfeeding children (continued from previous meeting)
 

Agenda

Minutes 

Health effects of marijuana on fetus; breast fed infants
June 25, 2015 ​Effects of marijuana use on the developing fetus and breastfeeding children
 

Agenda

Minutes

See July 23, 2015 meeting
May 22, 2015
​Serving size
 

Agenda

Minutes​ 


 Contact information

Questions or comments about the committee: Marijuana.Science@state.or.us

Media inquiries: PHD.Communications@state.or.us​, 971-246-9139 ​​​

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