RSMj 2019 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting

We are very pleased with the success of our 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj), which was held from July 26-28, 2019 in Vancouver, Washington (minutes from Portland, Oregon). We were hosted by the Hilton Vancouver Washington. The full conference program is available here! The schedule at a glance is available here.

We are extremely grateful for Drs. Alan Budney and Jan Copeland, who each delivered thought-provoking keynote addresses. Alan Budney, Professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, discussed, "Communicating about Cannabis: Safe, High Risk, Therapeutic, Cannabinoids, Evidence". Jan Copeland, Professor at the University of New South Wales, discussed, "Cognitive Behavioural Interventions for Cannabis Use Disorder: Timing, Technologies, and the Potential for Adjunctive Cannabinoid Replacement?

Thanks to all of our attendees who made the 2019 meeting our biggest success to date with a record-number of poster/symposia submissions, record-number of attendees, and a record-amount of promoting the highest quality of cannabis science.

Keynote

Alan Budney, Ph.D.

Communicating about Cannabis: Safe, High Risk, Therapeutic, Cannabinoids, Evidence

Dr. Alan Budney is a Professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Over the last 20 years he has conducted extensive research on the development and evaluation of innovative behavioral treatments for substance abuse, specializing in cannabis use disorders in adults and adolescents.

Keynote

Jan Copeland, Ph.D.

Cognitive Behavioural Interventions for Cannabis Use Disorder: Timing, Technologies, and the Potential for Adjunctive Cannabinoid Replacement?

Dr. Jan Copeland is a Professor at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, and Director of the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre. She has worked in the addictions field for more than twenty-five years, specializing in the development and testing of tools and brief interventions for the management of cannabis use disorder among adults and adolescents.

RSMj 2018 2nd Annual Scientific Meeting

We are pleased that the second scientific meeting of RSMj from July 28-30, 2018 was a great success. This meeting was held in the Durrell Center on the beautiful campus of Colorado State University. The full conference program (with poster presentations) is available here! Susan Weiss, Director of the Division of Extramural Research at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), provided a fantastic opening plenary entitled, "How Cannabis Research and Cannabis Policy Can Inform Each Other". Marcel Bonn-Miller, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, provided an excellent closing plenary, "The Complex, Bi-Directional, and Nuanced Associations between Cannabis and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder." During the meeting, we had excellent discussions during the symposia, panel discussions, poster presentations, and social events. We thank each and all attendees for coming to the meeting and contributing to the meeting's success, and we hope to see you (and all of your colleagues) next year!

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RSMj 2017 1st Annual Scientific Meeting


RSMj's first scientific meeting was held July 28-30, 2017 in Fort Collins, CO!!! It was a resounding success. You can check out the conference program here!  

RSMj 2018 (in pictures)