TOPICS & SPEAKERS 2019
MARIJUANA - SOCIAL JUSTICE - PUBLIC HEALTH - Join us Monday, May 13, 2019 from 1pm-4pm to hear from experts and discuss the confluence of marijuana, social justice, and public health. This session is NOT included in the regular registration fee for the Summit. More information coming soon!
BONUS Pre-Summit Session
We have a slate of great speakers lined up for the Summit. We are also now accepting abstracts! If you are interested in presenting, please submit an abstract.
Topics & SPeakers
We will have speakers from the CDC, ANR, NACCHO, the Public Health Law Center, Rescue Agency, ChangeLab Solutions, the Public Health Institute (California), The Massachusetts Association of Health Boards, and may others. We are adding more each day!
AGENDA TOPICS Will include:
Marijuana Policy: considerations for public health
Statewide prevention programs
Marijuana legalization and the role of local policies
Marijuana and social justice
Youth impact of legalized marijuana
Economic development and tourism—the public health response
Reasons tobacco control should care about marijuana legalization
National policy recommendations advocating for a public health approach for local communities
How legalization affects child and maternal health
Protecting smoke-free workplace laws
Strategies for community change, post legalization
Targeting youth, marijuana messaging to those at-risk
History and health affects — what we know