The Future of Cannabis in LA

Thursday, February 22, 2018
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Neuroscience Research Bldg. - Lobby and Auditorium - Room 132

An evening of talks, panels, and networking

See below for additional information.

Admission

Free and open to the public. Advance registration required.

Contact

UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative
(310) 206-4984
jmchen@mednet.ucla.edu

Website

https://www.uclacannabis.eventbrite.com

Additional Information

On January 2nd, 2018, California embarked on a grand experiment commencing the "adult use" sale of cannabis. What does the future hold for Los Angeles, the largest cannabis market in the world? Join us at this pivotal moment for a lively evening of talks and panel discussions from a wide-range of experts, followed by networking reception with refreshments as we come together to weigh in on the stakes.

  • 4:00pm-4:30pm: Checkin, networking with refreshments
  • 4:30pm-6:45pm: Speakers and panels
  • 6:45pm-8:00pm: Reception with refreshments

Speakers

  • Cat Packer - Director, LA Department of Cannabis Regulation
  • Fiona Ma, CPA - Candidate for California State Treasurer 2018
  • Jeffrey Chen, MD/MBA - Director, UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative

PANEL #1: The Future of Cannabis on Economy and Crime in LA

  • Cat Packer Director, LA Department of Cannabis Regulation
  • Fiona Ma, CPA Candidate for California State Treasurer 2018
  • Aimee Drolet-Rossi, MA, PhD Professor of Marketing, UCLA Anderson School of Management Chair of Marketing, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • Mike Stoll, PhD Professor of Public Policy in the Luskin School of Public Affairs

PANEL #2: The Future of Cannabis on Health In LA. Moderated by Dr. Jeff Chen Tim Fong, MD Faculty Director, UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative Professor of Psychiatry Co-Director, UCLA Gambling Studies Program Director, UCLA Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship

  • Lee Rosen, MD Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Hematology and Oncology Director, Drug Development Program Co-Director, Outpatient Cancer Center Santa Monica
  • Shaun Hussain, MD Health Science Assistant Clinical Professor, Pediatrics Director, UCLA Infantile Spasms Program Inaugural Recipient of the Elsie and Isaac Fogelman Endowed Chair, Pediatric Neurology
  • Rashmi Muller, MD Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA Endocrinology

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