KCLS Online Program: Cannabis for Older Adults

When:
April 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am
2020-04-16T11:00:00-07:00
2020-04-16T11:15:00-07:00
Where:
online
online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
King County Library System
KCLS Online Program: Cannabis for Older Adults @ online

For adults.
Cannabis has been legal in Washington since 2012, but evidence-based information on using cannabis can be hard to find—especially for older adults. The Washington Poison Center will provide an overview of the basic principles of cannabis, including its most studied chemical compounds and common modes of use.
Current evidence on short-and long-term health correlations, both therapeutic and harmful, will be discussed, including where (and why!) there are gaps in knowledge. This evidence will be examined through the lens of common older adult conditions, outcomes, and unique considerations.
*Please note that this presentation is meant to share current knowledge, and is not a “how to” for cannabis use.
Brought to you by the Newcastle Library.
Please register at kcls.org and the GoToMeeting link will be sent to you by email.

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