Candace Lightner: Founder & CEO of WeSaveLives, Founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
James Francois-Hays & Charmaine O. Francois-Hays: Compton Community Organizers
Roneet Lev, MD FACEP: Chief, Emergency Department, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
Dana Stevens: Grassroots Coordinator, SAM & HighMeansDUI
Bari K. Platter, MS, RN, PMHCN-BC: Clinical Nurse Specialist, the Center for Dependency, Addiction, and Rehabilitation - University of Colorado Health
Luke Niforatos, Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor, Smart Approaches to Marijuana
Kevin Sabet, PhD: Founder and President, Smart Approaches to Marijuana
Topics to be covered:
Lessons Learned from Marijuana Legalization
Community Activism - Fighting Back Big Marijuana
Federal Policy Update
Adverse Effects on Health Outcomes
SAM Summit Objectives:
To identify current evidence-based, specific diagnostic and treatment approaches, counseling skills and modalities, prevention techniques and other mechanisms to prevent, reduce and treat marijuana use, which will be successfully applied to the fields of mental health, behavioral health and addictive disorders.
To identify key policy discussions in the marijuana use disorder space.
To understand policy changes on the state and local level and recognize the evidence (or lack thereof) that contributes to practice.
Stay tuned for more updates on our lineup. There will be some pleasant surprises, too!
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