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Evaluating the Therapeutic Potential of Cannabinoids: How to conduct research within the current regulatory framework

Date: December 8, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. ET to 5:15 p.m. ET

Event Description

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), sponsored a workshop on December 8, 2018 to discuss the processes and issues related to conducting cannabinoid research. “Evaluating the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids: How to conduct research within the current regulatory framework” brought together researchers, government officials, and industry representatives to discuss the processes and issues related to conducting cannabinoid research.

The meeting was from 8:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. (ET) and was available via livestream. 

The goals of this meeting were to:

  • Gain an understanding of how to navigate this regulatory space
  • Discuss future research opportunities
  • Foster collaborations

The focus of this workshop was on the state of the science and working within current regulations. This meeting did NOT discuss challenging or changing current Federal laws, policies or regulations.

For more information, contact Dr. Angela Arensdorf, Science Policy Analyst, Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, at angela.arensdorf@nih.gov.