Just Say Know: A Contemporary look at Cannabis and the College Environment
Health, Safety, and Well-being Alcohol and Other Drug
In this session, we will explore current dynamics related to cannabis and the college environment as laws continue to shift in the United States. A snapshot will be provided of current cannabis trends and how to reach out to students in a relevant ways. We will examine strategies for capacity building in our communities regardless of the legal status of cannabis in individual states.
By engaging in this session, participants will:
- evaluate the strengths and challenges of regulated cannabis laws;
- differentiate current cannabis products and their potential impacts;
- learn strategies to address cannabis use across the social-ecological spectrum through application of existing prevention frameworks, with an examination of harm reduction-based strategies; and
- differentiate Federal and State marijuana laws.