At the end of 2015, four states had legalized cannabis posession and this number appears likely to increase in coming years. This activity will review what changes are being seen in states where cannabis has been legalized. Physicians need to be prepared to treat patients with cannabis use disorders and discuss issues that are raised by cannabis legalization. Use patterns by adults and adolescents, ED presentations, new marijuana formulations in states with cannabis legalization will be reviewed.
This module consists of the following lectures:
- Marijuana Legalization: Lessons from Colorado | Tista Ghosh, MD
- Marijuana: New Formulations | Ingeborg Schafhalter-Zoppoth, MD
- Marijuana Legalization: The View from the E.D. | Kennon Heard, MD, PhD
- Evidence and Medical Marijuana | Tauheed Zaman, MD
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PHYSICIANS: The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CSAM takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
CSAM designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.
This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Physicians enrolled in the ABAM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program can apply a maximum of 2.0 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing the Review Course.
Continuing education credit is also available for nurses, psychologists, pharmacists, physician assistants, therapists, and drug abuse counselors.