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Title:Adult Use Cannabis Health Advisory Committee
Meeting Information:

​The Committee shall meet at least twice annually. 

Function:The Committee shall discuss and monitor changes in drug use data in Illinois and the emerging science and medical information relevant to the health effects associated with cannabis use and may provide recommendations to the Department of Human Services about public health awareness campaigns and messages.
Term:The Committee shall provide a report by September 30, 2021, and every year thereafter, to the General Assembly. The Department of Public Health shall make the report available on its website.
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:The Committee shall represent the geographic, ethnic, and racial diversity of the State
Composition:The Committee shall include the following members appointed by the Governor: (1) The Director of Public Health, or his or her designee, who shall serve as the Chairperson; (2) The Secretary of Human Services, or his or her designee, who shall serve as the Co-Chairperson; (3) A representative of the poison control center; (4) A pharmacologist; (5) A pulmonologist; (6) An emergency room physician; (7) An emergency medical technician, paramedic, or other first responder; (8) A nurse practicing in a school-based setting; (9) A psychologist; (10) A neonatologist; (11) An obstetrician-gynecologist; (12) A drug epidemiologist; (13) A medical toxicologist; (14) An addiction psychiatrist; (15) A pediatrician; (16) A representative of a statewide professional public health organization; (17) A representative of a statewide hospital/health system association; (18) An individual registered as a patient in the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program; (19) An individual registered as a caregiver in the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program; (20) A representative of an organization focusing on cannabis-related policy; (21) A representative of an organization focusing on the civil liberties of individuals who reside in Illinois; (22) A representative of the criminal defense or civil aid community of attorneys serving Disproportionately Impacted Areas; A representative of licensed cannabis business establishments; (24) A Social Equity Applicant.
Chair:Director of Public Health, or their designee and the Director of Human Services, or their designee shall serve as co-Chairpersons
Authority:P.A. 101-0027

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
VACANTStatuteChairDirector of Public Health, or their designee
VACANTStatuteChairSecretary of Human Services, or their designee
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative of a Poison Control Center
VACANTGovernorMemberPharmacologist
VACANTGovernorMemberPulmonologist
VACANTGovernorMemberEmergency Room Physician
VACANTGovernorMemberEmergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, or other First Responder
VACANTGovernorMemberNurse Practicing in a School-Based Setting
VACANTGovernorMemberPsychologist
VACANTGovernorMemberNeonatologist
VACANTGovernorMemberObstetrician-Gynecologist
VACANTGovernorMemberDrug Epidemiologist
VACANTGovernorMemberMedical Toxicologist
VACANTGovernorMemberAddiction Psychiatrist
VACANTGovernorMemberPediatrician
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative of a Statewide Professional Public Health Organization
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative of a Statewide Hospital/Health System Association
VACANTGovernorMemberIndividual Registered as a Patient in the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program
VACANTGovernorMemberIndividual Registered as a Caregiver in the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative of an Organization Focusing on Cannabis-related Policy
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative of an Organization Focusing on the Civil Liberties of Individuals who Reside in Illinois
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative of the Criminal Defense or Civil Aid Community of Attorneys Serving Disproportionately Impacted Areas
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative of Licensed Cannabis Business Establishments
VACANTGovernorMemberSocial Equity Applicant