The Endocannabinoid System & Marijuana: Myths and Realities

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Williamsburg Place Lecture Series

The Farley Center and The Pavilion host monthly professional workshops for area providers. These cutting edge presentations feature information on addiction, ethics, dual diagnosis, co-dependency, military and addiction, eating disorders, assessment, and process disorders. Workshops are held on the 4th Friday of each month from 9:00 am -11:00 am on the campus of Williamsburg Place.

This lecture will provide attendees with an understanding of the ethical, legal,
and professional implications of cannabis use by licensed professionals.

Identify the role of the endocannabinoid system in normal body function
Separate marijuana’s pharmacology and toxicology
Examine the effects of marijuana on motor and cognitive performance
Learn of validated medical treatments incorporating endocannabinoids
Dr. Adair received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Georgetown University in 1969, his PhD in Physiology from Emory University in 1974. Subsequently, he did postdoctoral fellowships in Biomedical Engineering, at John Hopkins University, and Pharmacology, at Georgetown University Schools of Medicine. Dr. Adair is currently Director of the Healthcare Professionals Program at
Hazelden Springbrook in Newberg, Oregon.

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