Marijuana and youth: risks, consequences, and impact
Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Adolescent marijuana use is an ongoing public health concern. This session highlights recent research on social and environmental factors that shape patterns of use, both generally and for specific sub-groups.
Session Objectives: Assess the relationship between social activity involvement and past year marijuana use among adolescents in the United States.
Discuss the importance of developing and implementing comprehensive substance use prevention efforts targeting Hispanic adolescents.
Identify possible adverse health events of marijuana use in Colorado following retail marijuana legalization.
Explain the association between authoritative parenting behaviors and adolescent marijuana use.
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Organized by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, School Health Education and Services, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)