Public Health Effects of Legalizing Marijuana

Apr 9

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Montana State University will present “Public Health Effects of Legalizing Marijuana” for its next Friday Forum on April 9. The virtual forum will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Mark Anderson, an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics in the College of Agriculture at MSU, will discuss the impacts to public health associated with the legalization of recreational marijuana, which occurred in Montana in November 2020. Topics that will be covered include teen marijuana use; the use of other substances such as alcohol and opioids; traffic fatalities; and mental health.
Advance registration is required, and attendees must register online by 11 a.m. Friday, April 9. Upon registration confirmation, participants will receive an email with the Webex link and instructions to join the program.

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