Touhill Performing Arts Center - One University Blvd St. Louis, MO 63121

Schedule 2018

Addiction Science

The Science and Policy of Cannabis

April 27, 2018

Clayton Plaza Hotel | 7750 Carondelet Avenue | Clayton, MO 63105

Course Number 18008

7:30a       Check in – Continental Breakfast and Coffee

8:00        Opening Remarks by Rachel Winograd, PhD

8:20        Beyond the Smoke: The New Era of Cannabis as Medicine with Tom Marcotte, PhD

9:20        Getting Into the Weed: Potentials and Pitfalls Affecting Medical Use with Cydney McQueen, PharmD

10:00       Break

10:15         Cannabis: Considering the Lows of the High with Arpana Agrawal, PhD

10:55       Towards a Comprehensive Framework for Marijuana Prevention, Treatment and Recovery  Facing Addiction in America–The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health– H. Westley Clark, MD, JD, MPH

12:00        Lunch Buffet Provided

1:00          Cannabis Health Risk Behaviors on Social Media with Patty Cavazos-Rehg, PhD

1:30          The Science of Cannabis and Driving with Denis McCarthy, PhD

2:00        Empirical Reality or Methodological Uncertainty: The Promises and Perils of the Gateway Hypothesis in Today’s Drug Landscapes with Matt Vogel, PhD

2:35        Legal and Political Landscape for Marijuana in Missouri with Eapen Thampy

3:05        Cannabis Policy and Social Justice with Malik Burnett, MD, MBA, MPH

4:00         Speaker Q & A Panel moderated by Kimberly Werner, PhD

5 pm        Adjourn

Schedule subject to change without notice