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Grants to California Public Universities
for Research Related to the Cannabis Industry

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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California Bureau of Cannabis Control

Deadline Date:

10/19/20 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants to California public universities for research projects related to the cannabis industry. Eligible research may align with one of the following areas of focus: criminal justice and public safety, public health, economic impacts, environmental influence, and the cannabis industry.

Public University Research Grant Funding
All proposals must propose research that addresses at least one of the following areas. The research areas include public health, criminal justice and public safety, economic, environmental impacts, and the cannabis industry. Specifically, they include:
Public Health Research. Research in this area should focus on the impacts of the cannabis industry on public health. This may include:
  • Health costs associated with cannabis use;
  • Cannabis use rates, such as cannabis use association with an increase or decrease in alcohol or drug use;
  • Rates of diagnosis for cannabis related substance disorders and effectiveness of treatment programs;
  • The effects of cannabis potency levels on health; and
  • Impacts of marketing, advertising and packaging on cannabis use by youth.
Criminal Justice and Public Safety Research. Research in this area should focus on the impacts of the cannabis industry on criminal justice and public safety. This may include:
  • Impacts on law enforcement;
  • Impacts on public resources;
  • Cannabis use by youth;
  • Outcomes achieved by changes in criminal penalties with cannabis legalization; and
  • Impacts on outcomes in the juvenile justice system, including up-charging for cannabis related offenses and probation-based treatments.
Economic Impacts Research. Research in this area should focus on the impacts of the cannabis industry on the economy. This may include:
  • Impacts on private and public sectors;
  • Government administrative costs and revenue;
  • Tax structures and rates;
  • Cannabis prices in the licensed and unlicensed markets;
  • Monopolies and anti-competitive behavior and prevention thereof;
  • Job creation; and
  • Workplace safety.
Environmental Impacts Research. Research in this area should focus on the impacts of the cannabis industry on the environment. This may include:
  • Environmental impacts related to cannabis production and the criminal prohibition of cannabis production.
Cannabis Industry Research. Research in this area should focus on more generalized impacts of the cannabis industry. This may include:
  • Location, structure, and function of licensed cannabis business;
  • Whether regulation of the cannabis industry is consistent with Proposition 64 and effectiveness of regulatory methods; and
  • Demographic date, including race, ethnicity, and gender.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 192425

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$30,000,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants will not be awarded more than two million dollars for any specific proposal.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Grant funds are available to public universities in California.
-The Bureau will consider only one proposal per applicant for a given research project.
-Applicants may submit more than one proposal if the proposals are for separate and distinct research projects or activities.
-.Grant funds are available to public universities in California. The Bureau will consider only one proposal per applicant for a given research project.
-Applicants may submit more than one proposal if the proposals are for separate and distinct research projects or activities.

Pre-Application Information:

All applicants are hereby advised of the following schedule and shall adhere to the required dates and times for submission. All submissions must be received by the Bureau by 11:59 p.m. on the last day for the submission.

-RFP Issued: September 17, 2020
-Final Date for Written Question Submittal: September 24, 2020
-Responses to Applicants’ Questions: October 2, 2020
-Final Date for Application Submission: October 19, 2020
-Grant Award Notification: November 6, 2020

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Application: https://bcc.ca.gov/webapps/research_grant/

BCCGrants@dca.ca.gov
tel: 1-916-465-9025

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: California

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