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PHM 529SEM Cannabis: A Review of its Pharmacology, Mythology, and Implications for Public Health


As policies related to adult-use recreational cannabis and medical marijuana continue to evolve, individuals are faced with a range of complex questions. Are you curious about the short and long-term benefits and harms of marijuana/cannabis use? Do you want to the separate the fact from fiction regarding the health claims for THC and CBD? The course will include basic information about the cannabis plant and its pharmacologic components, the bodily systems involved in the action and metabolism of cannabinoids, and the history of cannabis policy in the US. The course will explore the evolving status of cannabis use, the health claims and health effects of cannabis use (including effects of THC and CBD), and the evolving changes in medicinal and adult-use cannabis. This course is the same as CHB 529 and course repeat rules will apply. Students should consult with their major department regarding any restrictions on their degree requirements.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Varies
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Published: Aug 15, 2022 10:44:52