Medical Marijuana: A Critical Look at Medicine, Politics, Public Health, and Profits
Although medical marijuana is legal in forty-two states, widespread confusion exists about what cannabinoids can and can’t do, as most medical professionals do not receive formal education about marijuana. Attendees receive updated information about the therapeutic benefits, risks, and limits of cannabis and cannabinoid products, as well as the political and economic factors that influence the medical marijuana market.
- Discuss the current science behind the therapeutic value of cannabinoids.
- Discuss the current science related to risks of cannabinoid use, particularly at high concentrations.
- Explain the experience of medical marijuana patients in dispensaries, related to recommendations and product marketing.
- Explain the impact of the marijuana industry on state and federal policy change, and implications related to recreational use and commercial markets.
- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 27
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Yes