MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Cannabis: Potential Risks and Benefits in Mental Health



How might the use of marijuana or its components affect behavioral or physical health? During this webinar, Joseph McEvoy, MD, and Heather Davidson, PhD, discuss with Nichole Neugebauer, PhD, the potential risks and purported benefits of marijuana with the goal to inform health care providers and foster open dialogue between health care providers and patients about marijuana. Also examined are the changing regulatory landscape in the United States, the effects of cannabis on the endocannabinoid system, and the benefits and risks of cannabis use for individuals with a mental health condition.

Speakers are paid consultants to Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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