Weed Out the Myths: Cannabis Q&A Panel

On April 20, 2021 HAWP and BTW hosted "Weed Out The Myths," a virtual Q&A panel with experts in cannabis research, policy, and health and safety.
Panelists

Dr. Staci Gruber: Director of the Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Core at McLean Hospital’s Brain Imaging Center and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She launched Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery (MIND).

Will Jones III, MPA: Communications and Outreach Associate at Smart Approaches to Marijuana. He is an experienced speaker and community activist working on issues of social justice at the local and national level. He co-founded Two Is Enough DC.

Tom Fontana, LCMHC, LADC: Alcohol, Cannabis, and Other Drugs Initiatives Manager for the University of Vermont. He coordinates prevention, education, and the brief intervention model, BASICS. He is also the creator of the T Break Guide.

Event Recording

Please view the seven video clips below.

A Zoom screen with the three panelists and a peer educator

What is the difference between cannabis strains?

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A Zoom screen with the three panelists and a peer educator

What has been the impact of legalization on communities of color?

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A Zoom screen with the three panelists and a peer educator

Can cannabis help with depression?

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A Zoom screen featuring the panelists

What is the relationship between cannabis and other mental illness?

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A Zoom screen featuring the panelists

What are the long term effects of use/consumption?

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A Zoom screen featuring the panelists

Do preferential business licenses promote equity?

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A Zoom screen featuring the panelists

Final Remarks

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