The Medicalization of Marijuana Webinar

Tune in Wednesday, Oct. 24, as Michelle Newhart, PhD and William Dolphin discuss their new book, The Medicalization of Marijuana: Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience. Learn what their research on mid-life patients in Colorado reveals about what it means to participate in a state medical cannabis program. Hear how patient experiences with medical cannabis fit with that of other medicines -- and don’t -- and hear how that's changing as medicalization marches forward alongside competing "recreational" definitions that complicate the issue. The webinar covers:

  • Challenges in sorting accurate information about cannabis
  • Trends indoctor-patient interactions around cannabis
  • Patterns formanaging medical cannabis use, and defining what is "medical"
  • Differences between medical and non-medical patterns of use
  • Risks to patients and how theycombat stigma
  • Cannabis in the context of medicine, health, and Big Pharma

This free webinar will be live Wednesday, October 24, at 8:30pm Eastern (5:30 Pacific).

There are limited slots and you must register to attend. Registered attendees will also receive a discount code for the book.


October 24, 2018 at 8:30pm - 9:30pm