UCLA Researchers Receive $6.4 Million in Grants From the Bureau of Cannabis Control

The California Bureau of Cannabis Control has awarded the University of California, Los Angeles $6.4 million in grants for important cannabis-related research.

The money will fund seven different studies at the Geffen School of Medicine and the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Researchers will explore:

  • Cannabis industry demographics
  • Employment and working conditions in the industry
  • Secondhand cannabis smoke
  • The feasibility of a cannabis potency tax
  • Prop 64’s impact on public health
  • The impact of cannabis marketing on the state’s youth
  • The impact of cannabis marketing on cannabis use disparities among sexual and gender minority youth

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 06:59

The school advocacy group, Great Public Schools Now, released a report last week detailing the pandemic’s impact on students in the state’s largest school district, LA Unified.