Addressing Cannabis on Campus: Recent Science and Opportunities for Prevention

Webinar Details

As more states change the legal status of cannabis for non-medical or medical purposes, it is important to consider what this evolving legal climate means for college campuses.  We will review the science related to cannabis and increasing THC concentration/potency, as well as the associations between cannabis use and mental health, academic outcomes, and risk for addiction. Opportunities for prevention and intervention will be discussed.
Learning Objectives

Webinar attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify a screening measure for Cannabis Use Disorder.
  2. Describe at least 2 risks/outcomes associated with cannabis use.
  3. Identify at least one prevention opportunity for use on campus.


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Dr. Jason Kilmer

Associate Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine

Dr. Jason Kilmer is an associate professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He has been a part of several studies evaluating prevention and intervention efforts for alcohol, cannabis/marijuana, or other drug use among adolescents and young adults. Jason has provided expertise to several national initiatives focused on college health and has presented to students or professional staff supporting students on 120 campuses nationwide. Jason was the 2014 recipient of the National Prevention Network’s Award of Excellence for outstanding contributions to the field of prevention, and was also the 2017 recipient of the Washington State Prevention Professional Award of Excellence. 

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