Death Diaries

Thursday, July 18th
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grapevine C

This session will evaluate people who died from accidental prescription and marijuana overdoses to understand risk factors of death and prevention methods. Red flags and best practices will be reviewed. Additionally, marijuana case studies will be addressed, examining the medical claims of marijuana. It will include a presentation of front line cases of marijuana poisoning from the emergency department as well as marijuana cases at the medical examiner’s office.

At the end of the training session, the participants will be able to: 

1. Identify the initial cause of the prescription drug abuse epidemic
2. Identify risk factors for prescription deaths based on medical examiner data
3. Identify causes of death associated with marijuana

All presentations that have been made available to CADCA have been posted at this time.

Sessions without presentations were not made available to CADCA to share.

As a reminder, the password to access the presentations has emailed to participants and is also available on your Program Cover.

18th Annual Mid-Year Training Institute


Roneet Lev
Chief Medical Officer
Office of National Drug Control Policy