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CANCELED: From “the Munchies” to Memory Effects: What the Science Says about Marijuana

Date: 6:30pm - 7:45pm PST February 27 Location: Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber

Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber

From “the Munchies” to Memory Effects: What the Science Says about Marijuana

Program description:  Is weed addictive? What does the science say about marijuana use and the effects on memory? How does cannabis use affect sleep quality? Get the answers to these (and your own) questions!

Wellness Services believes all students should know the science behind marijuana use.  ALL Lewis & Clark students–undergraduate, law and graduate–are welcome to attend this program!  

Dr. Kilmer, associate professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington, is a nationally recognized expert on marijuana use among college students. Dr. Kilmer has served as an investigator on several studies evaluating prevention and intervention efforts for alcohol, marijuana, and other drug use by college students. He is also the assistant director of Health and Wellness for Alcohol and Other Drug Education in the Division of Student Life at the University of Washington. Dr. Kilmer has been project faculty for several national learning collaboratives in the United States, including NYU’s National College Depression Partnership, Dartmouth’s National College Health Improvement Program, and the NCAA’s 360 Proof project.

Dr. Kilmer is an engaging, interesting, and science-based scholar and speaker, who has a lot to offer!  We hope to see you at the program!

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