Symposium on Marijuana in Washington:
Shaping a Research Agenda
Friday, May 20, 2016 ~ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
UW Tower Auditorium


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Slides & Videos from the Symposium

Morning Session

Symposium Opening Remarks
Dennis Donovan, PhD
Director, UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute bio

Keynote: Marijuana Policies: What Matters for Influencing Public Health (video: 4:35) [slides | bio]

  • Rosalie Pacula, PhD
    Senior Economist, RAND Corporation, Director, Bing Center for Health Economics; Co-director, RAND Drug Policy Research Center


Marijuana Legislation: Implementation Challenges and Opportunities (video 1:13:14)
Moderator: Mark Cooke, ACLU of Washington

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Afternoon Session

Marijuana and Public Health (video 2:04)
Moderator: Caleb Banta-Green, UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute

  • Staci Hoff, WA State Traffic Safety Commission (video 2:14)
    Marijuana Use Involvement in Fatal Crashes [slides | bio]

  • Therese Grant, Fetal Alcohol & Drug Unit, UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute (video 20:50)
    Marijuana Use During Pregnancy: A Summary of Short- and Long-Term Effects [slides | bio]




  • Beatriz Carlini, UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute (video 37:58)
    Marijuana Adult Users and Helplines: A Secret Shopper Study in 4 States [slides | bio]

  • Q&A Session (video 53:01)

Marijuana Use: Prevention, Brief Interventions, and Treatment
Moderator: Dennis Donovan, UW ADAI (video 1:09:24)



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