Medical Marijuana: A Growing Reality (B5)

Date/Time: Sunday, July 15, 2018: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Speakers: Alex Kreit, Thomas Jefferson School of Law; Catherine Lemann, Law Library of Louisiana

California first authorized the medical use of marijuana in 1996. 29 states now allow for comprehensive public medical marijuana and cannabis programs. Medical marijuana law is a topic in law school. Law firms, government agencies, and courts have and will continue to address issues related to medical marijuana legislation and regulation. Learn how public attitudes toward medical marijuana have changed and how medical research has supported therapeutic use. This program will delve into the “weeds” of this emerging legal landscape.

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