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The Surgeon General's Report: A Public Health Approach

his presentation will review the 2016 Surgeon General’s Report, “Facing Addiction in America.” This seminal report serves as a key document outlining critical issues associated with addiction health and addiction health services research. At a time when this country is experiencing an opioid misuse epidemic, marijuana use continues to be the most commonly used illegal drug. Fortunately, the Surgeon General’s report functions as a visionary template for change to help inform policy makers, researchers, health care professionals and the general public about the need for a full continuum of services for substance use disorders. The approach taken within the SG Report can help promote a better understanding of cannabis science, public policy and public knowledge.

Starts: Apr. 17, 2018 1:00 pm
Ends: Apr. 17, 2018 2:30 pm
Registration Deadline
April 17, 2018
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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