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Marijuana 101

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
11:00 AM
12:15 PM
Potomac Ballroom C


Marijuana continues to be a hot topic in every community throughout the country. Coalitions must be up to date with the latest data and information in order to understand and effectively address the plethora of issues surrounding marijuana.

Learning Objectives

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

1) Understand marijuana-related research, which has been translated into prevention messages that resonate at the community level. 

2) Assess all of Colorado's data on marijuana, since legalization, to show the negative impacts on a variety of important metrics from the most recent Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Report.

3) Know the status of marijuana policies across the U.S.

30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA's 16th Prevention Day


Sue Thau
Public Policy Consultant
Dale Quigley
Deputy Coordinator
National Marijuana Initiative, High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA)