BCC funds cannabis research projects from UC San Diego investigators

In November 2020, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) announced the recipients for its public university research grants program. The BCC received more than 100 applications from public universities across California. Research proposals had to fall within one of the several specified categories which included public health, criminal justice and public safety, economic, environmental impacts, and the cannabis industry. Below are the projects by UC San Diego researchers that received funding.


Principal Investigator Research proposal title Awarded funding
Hill, Linda The Public Health Impact of Cannabis Legalization in California: A Comprehensive Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis by Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and Regions $1,321,833
Shi, Yuyan Evaluating the Impacts of Packaging and Labeling on Cannabis Edible Use among Youth $987,738
Morgan, Erin The Role of Cannabidiol in Anandamide-Related Improvement in Alexithymia and Health Outcomes $887,101
Han, Benjamin Evaluating Risks and Benefits of Cannabis Use by Older Adults: A Pilot $235,039


Congratulations to UC San Diego cannabis researchers on the success of their applications!