The Department of Consumer Affairs today announced the members of the state’s new Cannabis Advisory Committee under the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC).
The committee will advise BCC and the other licensing authorities – the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the California Department of Public Health – on the development of regulations that help protect public health and safety and reduce the illegal market for cannabis.
“The department received hundreds of qualified applications for the committee and reviewed all of them during the selection process,” said Department of Consumer Affairs Director Dean R. Grafilo. “These individuals represent the diverse backgrounds of California and the cannabis industry and have the necessary experience to make the committee successful.”
The members appointed by Department of Consumer Affairs Director Dean R. Grafilo include:
• Avis Bulbulyan, CEO, SIVA Enterprises
• Timmen Cermak, Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry, Private Practice
• Matt Clifford, Attorney,