On January 15, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade,” the first-ever cannabis hearing for this particular legislative committee. The following people were in attendance to answer questions and provide testimony on cannabis policy:
- Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse;
- Matthew Strait, a senior policy advisor with the Drug Enforcement Administration; and
- Douglas Throckmorton, deputy director of regulatory programs at the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.