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The Marijuana Prevention Summit

July 31, 2012 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


The Marijuana Prevention Summit is for healthcare professionals and community leaders who want information about marijuana from world experts.

You’ll receive a program schedule when you are confirmed to attend this free, invitation-only event. You’re welcome to join us for breakfast and/or the expert presentations.

You’ll learn from internationally recognized experts about:

  • risk factors that increase marijuana use in a community.
  • the latest scientific information about marijuana’s impact on public health and safety.
  • effective, community-based, marijuana-prevention strategies.
  • how you could inform people you care about.
The event’s speakers include:
Dr. Christian Thurstone, medical director of one of Colorado’s largest youth substance-abuse-treatment clinics and a world-renowned researcher on marijuana addiction.

Dr. Kevin Sabet, a former senior advisor at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and op-ed writer for The New York Times.

John Redman, a nationally recognized trainer and speaker on marijuana issues.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Colorado Medical Society and The Colorado Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Society. The Colorado Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Colorado Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of four (4) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

About Chris Thurstone

Dr. Christian Thurstone is one of only a few dozen physicians in the United States who are board-certified in general, child and adolescent and addictions psychiatry. He is Director of Behavioral Health Services at Denver Health and a professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado, where he conducts research on youth substance use and addiction and serves as director of medical training for the university’s addiction psychiatry fellowship program. You can read more about him here.


July 31, 2012
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Colorado Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Society
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The Denver Press Club
1330 Glenarm Place
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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