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Cannabis: People before Profits. The Evolution of Cannabis Policies and Where Prevention Fits In
OVERVIEW
Marijuana legalization laws in the Pacific Southwest Region are varied and complex. This webinar will provide an overview of the stages of state marijuana legalization laws and the multiple layers of marijuana policy. We will discuss the importance of prevention practitioners taking a leading role in identifying public health issues emerging from commercialization & legalization policies. The intersection of policy and prevention and how we approach marijuana prevention in the era of commercialized marijuana will be discussed.

AUDIENCE
Community and state-level prevention practitioners, tribes, allied health partners and community members located in the Pacific Southwest states and jurisdictions of American Samoa, Arizona, California, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, Republic of Marshall the Islands, and the Republic of Palau.

OBJECTIVES
By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the stages of state marijuana legalization laws and the multiple layers of marijuana policy.
2. Recognize the importance of prevention to take a leading role in identifying public health issues emerging from commercialization & legalization policies.
3. Discuss the intersection of policy and prevention and how they approach marijuana prevention in the era of commercialized marijuana.

PRESENTER
Scott Gagnon, MA, CPS

DATE AND TIME:
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
03:00 p.m. - 04:30 p.m. Pacific Time

Feb 16, 2021 03:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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