FDA Taps Former NY Cannabis Policy Chief To Lead Cannabis Reg Efforts

By Beth Wang / September 27, 2022 at 12:25 PM
FDA has tapped Norman Birenbaum, former New York State cannabis program director, as a senior public health adviser to help lead the drug center’s cannabis research and regulation efforts, drug center Deputy Director Douglas Throckmorton announced in a staff email Monday (Sept. 26). Birenbaum, who has also served on the staff of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), will use his expertise in policy analysis and legislative outreach related to cannabis and cannabis-derived products to create partnerships and advance FDA’s outreach...

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