Marijuana: Reading Between the Lines and Understanding the Impact
Date & Time
Monday, April 2, 2018, 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Moderator: David Hamby, National Coordinator, National Emerging Threats Initiative, A National HIDTA Initiative, and Member, National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit Advisory Board
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This session will examine the impacts of marijuana trends and messaging, as well as marijuana legalization in states like Colorado. It will explore how to effectively message utilizing relevant data and other metrics that are important for conveying a clear, concise message to stakeholders. The session will also help provide some background on the recent developments with respect to the growth of a commercial marijuana industry and the implications legalization of marijuana would have on public health.
UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
- Describe the status of recreational/medical legalization and what is currently happening.
- Explain changes in Colorado, Washington and Oregon since the adoption of recreational marijuana.
- Identify evidence-based messaging supported by critical metrics from states that have taken medical marijuana to scale and have legalized/commercialized marijuana.