Hot Topics in the Efforts to Legalize Marijuana

Today’s marijuana is much more potent than in the past — with pot edibles, candies, cookies, ice creams, and waxes being up to 99% THC. In comparison, marijuana in the Woodstock era contained 5% THC. Dr. Kevin Sabet and Luke Niforatos will take participants through the latest facts and figures on what is really happening in legalized states and the overall goal of the legalization movement.


  • Examine the impact of marijuana on communities — ranging from drugged driving and youth marijuana use to law enforcement concerns and public health costs.
  • Discuss the facts the media have ignored as the United States rushes to legalize marijuana.
  • Explore the complex concerns surrounding social justice issues.
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