US House Of Representatives Small Business Committee To Hold Hearing On Cannabis Industry

Next Wednesday the committee will meet and it will be live streamed

On Wednesday, June 19th at 11:30 A.M., the full Committee will meet for a hearing to examine the role of small businesses in the cannabis sector. Currently, medical cannabis use is legal in a majority of states, while nearly a dozen have legalized recreational use for adults. As small businesses continue to enter these economic sectors, the hearing will be a chance for Members to gain insight into the challenges and economic potential they face.   

WHO:            Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY)

                       Members of the House Small Business Committee


  • Ms. Shanita Penny, President of the Board of Directors, Minority Cannabis Business Association, Portland, OR
  • Mr. Eric Goepel, Founder & CEO, Veterans Cannabis Coalition, Walnut, CA
  • Ms. Dana Chaves, Senior Vice President and Director of Specialty Banking, First Federal Bank, Lake City, FL
  • Mr. Paul Larkin, John, Barbara, and Victoria Rumpel Senior Legal Research Fellow in the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC

WHAT:           Hearing: “Unlocked Potential? Small Businesses in the Cannabis Industry.”

WHEN:           Wednesday, June 19,2019 at 11:30 A.M.

WHERE:         House Small Business Committee Hearing Room | 2360 Rayburn House Office Building

A livestream will be available here. More information can be found here.

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