Recreational Marijuana: Science & Society

Seattle AWIS and ACS Puget Sound Section are co-presenting:
Recreational Marijuana: Science & Society
Wednesday – Nov. 19, 2014 – 6:00 pm
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Pelton Auditorium
1100 Fairview Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109 – Free visitor parking
6:00pm – Networking and Refreshments
6:30pm – Introductions and Panel Discussion
7:30pm – Networking and Dessert
Have you ever wondered about the scientific research and societal consequences
surrounding legal, recreational marijuana use for our community?
If so, please join AWIS and ACS for this forward-thinking scientific panel discussion, where we will be
exploring topics such as regulating impaired driving, ensuring quality control of marijuana and
cannabis-based products, understanding and treating marijuana dependency, and neurochemical
and neurobiological issues surrounding marijuana use. Our distinguished panelists are:
Michelle Sexton, PhD
Founder, Chief Science Officer
PhytaLabs (Cannabis testing facility)
Caleb J. Banta-Green, PhD, MPH, MSW
Senior Research Scientist, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute
Affiliate Associate Professor, UW School of Public Health
Denise Walker, PhD
Research Associate Professor, UW School of Social Work
Co-Director, UW Innovative Programs Research Group
Pratistha Ranjitkar, PhD
Clinical Chemistry Fellow, UW Department of Laboratory Medicine
This event is FREE but requires pre-registration. Space is limited and priority is given to
AWIS and ACS Members. Register here:
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