Rep. Scott Peters remarks in support of the Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2019
Citing the work of the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research, Representative Scott Peters made remarks in support of the Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2019 (HR 3797) during a House Energy & Commerce Committee session in September 2020.
Rep. Peters discussed the importance of backing rigorous research to discover the full therapeutic potential of cannabis. He urged the committee to pass this bill as well as other legislation that includes Federal support for dedicated multidisciplinary medical cannabis research centers that could bolster evidence-based research on medical cannabis.
The Energy & Commerce Committee voted to advance the bill to the full House of Representatives for their consideration.