A New Look at Old and Not So Old Drugs: A 2017 Update on Marijuana Research

Last Updated: Friday, February 16, 2018

marijuana leafLast fall, the DEA Museum hosted an eye-opening lecture called “A New Look at Old and Not So Old Drugs: A 2017 Update on Marijuana Research.” Among the topics discussed: marijuana’s effects on the teenage brain, the drug’s possible connection to schizophrenia, second-hand marijuana smoke and more.

The event featured presentations from these four renowned researchers: Bertha Madras, Ph.D. Professor Harvard Medical School & former Deputy Director for Demand Reduction, ONDCP; Arpana Agrawal, Ph.D., Psychiatric Genetics Consortium & Associate Professor, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis; Adriaan Bruijnzeel, Ph.D., Associate Professor UFBI; and Robert DuPont, M.D., Founding Director, NIDA and former Drug Czar.

Watch the lecture on DEAMuseum.org.

 

cocaineAnd don't miss the DEA Museum's next lecture, 'A New Look at Old and Not So Old Drugs: A 2018 Update on Cocaine' which will be streamed here live Wednesday, February 21, 1:00 PM Eastern.

 

 

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