RD707 - Annual Report by the Cannabis Public Health Advisory Council – November 27, 2023

Executive Summary:

Section 4.1-603 of the Code of Virginia (Code) established the Cannabis Public Health Advisory Council (CPHAC, or Advisory Council) as an advisory council to the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority (CCA). This report details the work of the Advisory Council in fulfilling its statutory purpose “to assess and monitor public health issues, trends, and impacts related to marijuana and marijuana legalization and make recommendations regarding health warnings, retail marijuana and retail marijuana products safety and product composition, and public health awareness, programming, and related resource needs." Va. Code § 4.1-603. This report covers CPHAC activity from January 1, 2023 through November 15, 2023.