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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PBHL 2170 Cannabis and Public Health

This course will provide an overview of cannabis and its implications on individual and public health.  The course will provide a brief overview of basic information on the cannabis plant, related health claims and health effects of cannabis use (including effects of THC and CBD).  The major focus of this course will be the examination of the evolving changes in medicinal and recreational cannabis policies across the U.S., and implications for public health and safety.  Students will explore the effects of cannabis on populations, including effects related to the workplace, public spaces, impaired driving, adolescent and youth use, among others.
Credits: 3.0