RPC is the administrative home for the development and dissemination of campus policy related to cannabis and hemp. The Cannabis Advisory Board (CAB) evaluates requests about accepting support from individuals or entities engaged in the cannabis business and for guidance about initiating cannabis research or related initiatives. The CAB assists in drafting campus policy and guidance. Roger Wakimoto, Vice Chancellor for Research, serves as the deciding official in cannabis and hemp related issues.


Posted On September 29, 2020
Bureau Of Cannabis Control Accepting Public University Research Grant Applications
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2020 Contact: Alex Traverso (916) 298-7215 SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today a Request for Proposals (RFP) for university research grants for public universities ...

Cannabis Advisory Board

Name Title
Ann Pollack (co-chair) Associate Vice Chancellor-Research, Research Policy & Compliance
Michael Roth, MD (co-chair) David Geffen School of Medicine/Department of Medicine
Amy Carpenter Assistant Vice Chancellor-Donor Engagement, Development
Johnny Kidd Compliance Coordinator, Audit & Advisory Services
Angela Kujak Senior Director of Contracts, Technology Development Group
Alyssa Leiva Controlled Substances Program Administrator, Environment, Health, & Safety
Tamika Merrick Director, Clinical Trials Contracts & Strategic Relations

For questions, contact CannabisQuestions@research.ucla.edu.