February 28, 2018

Reefer Madness? Facts, Fictions, and Myths about Medical Cannabis

Walter Callaghan

Is cannabis addictive?  Can cannabis cause schizophrenia?  The answers to these questions are not as simple as are frequently portrayed by psychiatry and addiction counselors, some of whom seem to resort to a form of fear-based messaging that stretches and distorts the available evidence.  This paper will explore the research, and the history of medicine, in order to clarify myth from fact.

About the Speaker

walter

Walter is currently a 4th year PhD Candidate in Medical Anthropology

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