October 5, 1:00 PM Eastern Time, DEA Auditorium
A New Look at Old and Not So Old Drugs: A 2017 Update on Marijuana Research
Moderated by Robert DuPont, M.D.
With Marijuana in the news–both with state-level legalization efforts and research on its effects on the body and brain, please join us as four renowned international researchers provide updates on these issues.
- Bertha Madras, Ph.D. Professor Harvard Medical School & former Deputy Director for Demand Reduction, ONDCP
“Marijuana’s risks for the adolescent brain and development”
- Arpana Agrawal, Ph.D., Psychiatric Genetics Consortium & Associate Professor, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis
“Marijuana exposure in young people increases risks of schizophrenia, depression & anhedonia”
- Adriaan Bruijnzeel, Ph.D., Associate Professor UFBI
“Original brain studies prove second hand Marijuana, like tobacco smoke, is addicting”
- Robert DuPont, M.D., Founding Director, NIDA and former Drug Czar
“Second hand effects of Marijuana smoke in life”