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Washington—Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) yesterday introduced the Cannabidiol and Marijuana Research Expansion Act, a bill to encourage scientific and medical research on marijuana and its compounds including cannabidiol, or CBD.

WASHINGTON — Tomorrow U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman, and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), co-Chairman, will hold a hearing of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control to examine public health questions and issues surrounding marijuana, the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States, as more states legalize it for the treatment of medical conditions and recreational use.

WASHINGTON — Tomorrow U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman, and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), co-Chairman, will hold a hearing of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control to examine how the United States Government can expand international efforts against drug abuse and narcotics trafficking. Specifically, the Caucus plans to look at ways the State Department’s counter-narcotics efforts –globally and in Central and South America- can be strengthened.

The Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control hearing entitled: “Stopping the Poison Pills: Combatting the Trafficking of Illegal Fentanyl from China”, in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building is scheduled for Tuesday, October 2 at 10:00 a.m.

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Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control

 

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, co-chairman, will hold a hearing of the Caucus on International Narcotics Control to examine U.S. counternarcotics efforts in Colombia and how these efforts should be adapted in light of the staggering increases in coca production in the country.

Hearing:  “Adapting U.S. Counternarcotics Efforts in Colombia.” 

Date/time:  Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at 10 a.m.

Location:   SD-226, Dirksen Senate Office Building

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WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and the Caucus on International Narcotics Control, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Co-chairman of the Caucus on International Narcotics Control, will hold a hearing entitled, “Is the Department of Justice Adequately Protecting the Public from the Impact of State Recreational Marijuana Legalization?”

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Drug Caucus to Hold Hearing on Drug Trafficking Across the Southwest Border, Oversight of U.S Counterdrug Assistance to Mexico

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, led by Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, will hold a hearing entitled, “Drug Trafficking Across the Southwest Border and Oversight of U.S Counterdrug Assistance to Mexico.”

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Drug Caucus Hearing on Barriers to Cannabidiol Research

Improving Management of the Controlled Substances Quota Process 

*****HEARING RESCHEDULED*****

Please note the following hearing has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building.  The witnesses remain the same.

 

WASHINGTON – Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)  today re-introduced the Saving Kids from Candy Flavored Drugs Act to increase the criminal penalties for marketing candy-flavored drugs to appeal to children.  Coincidentally, the issue of stronger penalties for distributing candy-flavored drugs is before the United States Sentencing Commission today. 

United States Senate

Caucus on International Narcotics Control

Hart Senate Office Building
Room 517
Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone (202) 224-9032