Most lectures will take place at SFU’s Burnaby campus. The April 6 lecture will take place at SFU Vancouver.
Reservations for the lectures will be opening in November.
Ethan Russo, MD, Medical Director, PHYTECS, Los Angeles, CA, former Senior Medical Advisor, GW Pharmaceuticals, UK, former president of International Cannabinoid Research Society, and former chairman of International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines. Talk: Pharmacology of Cannabis. Thursday, January 26, 3:30–5:30 pm, SFU Burnaby. Please reserve your seats online.
Dr. Jonathan Page, Founder, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Anandia Labs, Adjunct Professor, Botany Department UBC. Talk: Secrets of the Cannabis Genome. Thursday, February 9, 3:30–5:30 pm, SFU Burnaby. Please reserve your seats online.
Dr. Francesca Filbey, Director of Cognitive Neuroscience of Addictive Behaviors, Center for Brain Health, University of Texas at Dallas. Talk: Marijuana and the Brain – From Addiction to Neuroscience. Thursday, February 23, 3:30–5:30 pm, SFU Burnaby. Please reserve your seats online.
Dr. Mark Ware, MD, Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Anesthesia, McGill University, Director of Clinical Research at Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit, McGill University Health Centre. Talk: Marijuana and Pain Management. Thursday, March 2, 3:30–5:30 pm, SFU Burnaby. Please reserve your seats online.
The Honourable A. Anne McLellan, P.C., O.C., A.O.E.; Chair, Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation; former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada; Chancellor, Dalhousie University. Talk: Update on the Marihuana Legalization Task Force. Thursday, March 23, 7-8:30 pm, SFU Vancouver. Please reserve your seats online.
Dr. Beau Kilmer, Senior Policy Researcher and Co-Director of RAND Drug Policy Research Centre; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School. Talk: Marijuana Legalization 2017. Thursday April 6, 7-8:30 pm, SFU Vancouver. Please reserve your seats online.
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