AACAP+CACAP Joint Annual Meeting
Program Schedule
Please note that this schedule is subject to change. The Program Book distributed at the Annual Meeting will have final information on dates, times, and speakers for each presentation.

Symposium 39 (open)
Marijuana Law and Its Impact on Youth and Families: From Policy to Practice

Saturday, October 22, 2011: 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
A Primer on Marijuana Dispensaries and Legalization, and Preliminary Findings on the Impact on Youth of Medicalizing Marijuana
Christian Thurstone, M.D. Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Denver, CO
Marijuana Laws: National and State Perspectives
John Suthers, J.D. Colorado State Attorney General, Denver, CO
Policy Effects of Marijuana Decriminalization: What We Know and What We Don't
David Rosenbloom, Ph.D. Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
An Overview of the Positions, Policies, and Guidelines From Professional Medical Organizations on Medical Marijuana
Sharon Levy, M.D., M.P.H. Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA
Cannabis Therapeutics, Dangers, and Mixed Messages: Guidance on Addressing These Complex Issues with Teens and Families
Kevin M. Gray, M.D. Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Sponsored by the AACAP Substance Abuse and Addiction Committee and Partially supported by an educational grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse

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