The Science and Policy of Cannabis

When and Where

April 27, 2018
8am to 5pm

Clayton Plaza Hotel

7750 Carondelet Avenue
Clayton, MO 63105

314-726-5400

cpclayton.com

Hotel Room Code
ENQ
MIMH-Science of addiction

$116 for the night of Thursday, April 26, 2018. Call the hotel directly at 314.726.5400 or toll free, 844.615.5557.

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About

Leading experts in the fields of cannabis-related epidemiological, biological, and policy research will present on a variety of topics highly relevant to the ever-evolving landscape of cannabis in the United States. National and state leaders will highlight the current research on use patterns and scientific evidence of the role of cannabis in the treatment of physical and psychiatric symptoms and conditions, the societal implications of marijuana prohibition and legalization, and much more. This one-day conference will include presentations, a Q&A panel discussion, and interactive dialogue.

Objectives:

  • Describe trends in medical and recreational cannabis use in the U.S., including but not limited to patterns of age, sex, race, and socioeconomic status of people who consume cannabis
  • Define the current state of scientific research the role of cannabis in the treatment of physical and psychiatric conditions
  • Describe the societal implications of marijuana prohibition and legalization and the potential impact of various drug policy reforms

Speakers

Thomas Marcotte, PhD

Thomas Marcotte, PhD

Professor In Residence - University of California - San Diego

Presentation
Beyond the Smoke: The New Era of Cannabis as Medicine

    Cydney E. McQueen, PharmD

    Cydney E. McQueen, PharmD

    Clinical Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Administration at the UMKC School of Pharmacy

    Presentation
    Getting Into the Weed: Potentials and Pitfalls Affecting Medical Use

      Arpana Agrawal, PhD

      Arpana Agrawal, PhD

      Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

      Presentation
      Cannabis: Considering the Lows of the High

        Patty Cavazos-Rehg, PhD

        Patty Cavazos-Rehg, PhD

        Associate Professor of Psychiatry - Washington University

        Presentation
        Cannabis Health Risk Behaviors on Social Media

          Denis McCarthy, PhD

          Denis McCarthy, PhD

          Professor - University of Missouri - Columbia

          Presentation
          The Science of Cannabis and Driving

            Matt Vogel, PhD

            Matt Vogel, PhD

            Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri – St. Louis

            Presentation
            Empirical Reality or Methodological Uncertainty: The Promises and Perils of the Gateway Hypothesis in Today’s Drug Landscapes

              Eapen Thampy

              Eapen Thampy

              Lobbyist at Heartland Priorities

              Presentation
              Legal and Political Landscape for Marijuana in Missouri

                Malik Burnett, MD, MBA, MPH

                Malik Burnett, MD, MBA, MPH


                Presentation
                Cannabis Policy and Social Justice

                  Contact

                  Please contact us if you have any questions.

                  314-516-8419

                  MIMH
                  4633 World Parkway Circle
                  St. Louis, MO 63134

                  Conferences@mimh.edu