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Jan
24
Wed
Monitoring Changes in Marijuana Use and Potential Health Effects @ Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Featuring: Katelyn Hall, MPH of the Marijuana Health Monitoring and Research Program, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)

Colorado voters legalized recreational marijuana in November 2012 with Amendment 64. Retail sales began in January 2014 along with a developing and diversifying marijuana industry. Ms. Hall will discuss pre/post-legalization trends of marijuana use among pregnant and breastfeeding women, children, adolescents, young adults, and adults 21+ years old in Colorado. She will also discuss potential marijuana health effects seen in hospital and emergency department discharges and poison control center calls.

Check-in begins at 11:30. The luncheon will be in Building A, Carson Conference Room, and runs from 12:00 to 1:00 with a catered lunch. All are welcome to pay  2018 SWEP Membership fees at check-in. 

Cash or Checks at the check-in table only please.
RSVP* by COB Monday, January 22nd to Mountainswep@gmail.com

*As we order lunches ahead of time, we do ask if you RSVP and cannot attend, please give us at least 24-hour notice. If you do not give us 24-hour notice, we kindly request that you pay for lunch. Also if you have any dietary restrictions, we ask that you notify us ahead of time.

About the speaker: Katelyn Hall is a statistical analyst and epidemiologist at CDPHE. She specializes in marijuana-related surveillance and is completing a dissertation for a PhD in epidemiology. She serves on the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists Marijuana Committee and the ICD-10-CM Drug Poisoning Indicators Workgroup where she co-chairs the Case Definition Subgroup. She chairs the Colorado Marijuana Data Working Group where she brings together experts in marijuana surveillance in Colorado.