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Contested Cannabis: Perspectives on (Medical) Marijuana from the Past & Present

Lucas Richert Brown Bag

Event Details

Thursday, January 30, 2020
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Cannabis has become hotly contested in the United States and beyond. With this lunch time talk, Richert aims to assess some core concepts and historical precedents related to cannabis. He will explore the idea that scientific/medical understanding alone determines society's perceptions of drugs/medicines in the modern era. Further, he will briefly examine the current rules/regulations of cannabis in Wisconsin as well position how cannabis fits in with other novel (contested) psychoactive ...