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Cannabis, Equity, & Racial Justice

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm PST

- Free

10am-11:30am PST, 12-1:30pm Central, 1-2:30 EST, 6-7:30pm BST, 7-8:30pm CEST

Join California organizers and advocates for 8 free virtual convenings (60-90 min each) to learn about Prop. 64 implementation and build our movement to repair the harm caused by the War on Drugs by centering racial justice, equity, and healing.

Session #6

The Cannabis Industry, Equity and Public Health

The cannabis industry is evolving in ways that are increasing health risks to youth. This session will explore the harmful impact of high potency THC products on youth mental health, cannabis industry marketing strategies, and the negative effects of use on pregnant women. Presenters will share recommendations on how local groups can spread awareness of these concerns and organize to regulate the local industry. Presenters: Dr Lynn Silver, Public Health Institute