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NESTcafé: CBD, THC, Hemp, and Marijuana: What All the Buzz is About*
December 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Are you curious about the components of the cannabis plant, their potential benefits, and risks? Wondering what the difference between THC and CBD is? Join us for this informative presentation by Dr. Bia Carlini and bring your questions.
Dr. Bia Carlini, PhD, MPH, is a Senior Research Scientist at the University of Washington’s Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute and an Affiliate Associate Professor at the School of Public Health. Her career has been dedicated to understanding the public health impacts of legal psychoactive substances, such as cannabis (marijuana). She has developed training programs for health care providers about chronic pain management and medicinal use of cannabis. In addition, Dr. Carlini has been interested in understanding the impact of cannabis advertising on youth initiation and the impact of cannabis legalization on health and social disparities.
*Free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested but not required.