Synopsis: The 2019 Medical Cannabis Symposium will explore current evidence-based science as it relates to medical cannabis and implications for clinical research, regulation, and medical practice.
Start Time: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:00 AM
End Time: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:00 PM
Location: Off-Campus Location/S
Campus: Off Campus
Room: The Palace at Somerset Park
City, State, Country: Somerset, NJ US
Fee: $125 per person
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Special Event
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Contact Name: Rosemary Mende
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7643
Additional Information:

Physicians, scientists, pharmacists, nurses, and industry professionals are invited to attend.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Explain the physiology of the endogenous cannabinoid system, including the mechanisms of action and pharmacology of endogenous and exogenous cannabinoids.
  • Describe the impact of cannabis use on cognitive function.
  • Describe the impact of cannabis use as it relates to mental health.
  • Explore the potential role of cannabis as a medical therapy for management of pain, opioid use disorder, and other medical conditions.
  • Identify the public health impact of recreational and medical cannabis programs.
  • Recognize on-going work of local clinicians and researchers working in the medical cannabis space.
Target Audience: Researchers,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public