These short, interactive modules answer frequently asked questions on topics related to cannabis. Each one is about 15 minutes long.
Learn about the endocannabinoid system (Our Bodies & Marijuana), different products and methods of use (Concentrates, Edibles & Flowers), current state law (Marijuana Law in Washington), information for “helping” professionals and friends/parents/family members (Helping Someone Quit/Cut Back), and anxiety, drug testing at work, cannabis hyperemesis syndrome, and more (Other Questions).
The More the Merrier? THC Potency in the Legalization Era: Learn how legalization for non-medical cannabis use has transformed the cannabis plant into manufactured products of high THC potency. Hear from Washington State researchers and community partners about their recent Washington State Scientists Consensus Statement on high potency cannabis and the findings of an accompanying report. Speakers include Beatriz Carlini, PhD, MPH, of the UW Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute; Michael McDonell, PhD, Washington State University; and Liz Wilhelm, CPP, of Prevention Works in Seattle. (Northwest PTTC, 2020)
Beyond Brownies and Joints: Product Development and Advertising in the Legal Era: Presented by the Washington Association of Prevention Coalitions (WAPCo) and Prevention WINS, Dr. Beatriz Carlini, PhD, MPH of the University of Washington shares information about the fast transformation of cannabis products since legalization and how marketing strategies have been used to normalize use. (ADAI, UW 2017)
Know This About Cannabis
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) created this interactive, user-friendly resource to answer questions from adult consumers of cannabis. Find information about Washington’s cannabis laws, the impact of cannabis on your health, and safety issues to help reduce harm to yourself and others.
Medicinal Cannabis and Chronic Pain
Developed for health professionals, this 2-part online training presents current information and clinical practice guidelines on the use of medicinal cannabis for the treatment of chronic pain. The first module is a basic primer on the mechanism of action of medicinal cannabis, its medical uses, and Washington State law. The second module focuses on the best clinical practices associated with the recommendation of medicinal cannabis. 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits available. (ADAI, UW 2020)