American College of Medical Toxicology to Host Symposium on Legal Cannabis in San Francisco in April 2019
January 10, 2019 — Registration is open for ACMT’s ‘Legal Cannabis: Medical, Toxicological and Public Health Implications,’ a full day symposium on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, CA.
The recent legalization of recreational cannabis consumption on the state level brings new and important medical, toxicological and public health questions to the forefront, for example:
- How do we assess for cannabis impairment in drivers or in the workplace? • What are the acute complications of high potency cannabis?
- How effective is cannabis as a medicine?
Join us for a full day of cutting-edge presentations including:
- Development of a Breathalyzer for THC
- Cannabis and Competitive Sports
- Teen Cannabis Use and Brain Development
- Impact of Cannabis on Driving
- Evaluating Cannabis Levels in a Fatal Case
- Cannabis and Forensic Analysis of Blood & Urine
"This symposium will offer an unbiased, critical examination of the key medical, toxicological and public health issues that have emerged following the legalization and expanded availability of recreational and medical cannabis," Michael Kosnett, MD, MPH, FACMT, Course Organizer.
Featuring experts in Medical Toxicology, Forensic Toxicology, Public Health, Clinical Chemistry, Emergency Medicine, and Psychiatry.
CME available. Early Bird discount expires February 1, 2019
'Legal Cannabis: Medical, Toxicological and Public Health Implications' precedes the 2019 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting (April 12-14), however, registration is separate for each event.
Advancing the Toxicologic Care Patients and Populations
The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) is a professional, nonprofit association of more than 700 physicians with recognized expertise in medical toxicology. Medical toxicology focuses on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of poisoning/toxicity and other adverse health effects resulting from medications, chemicals, occupational and environmental substances and biological hazards.