Freaky Friday: Cannabis

Event

Redpath Museum 859 rue Sherbrooke ouest, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Price: 
FREE with admission to Museum

Dr. Ware is an associate professor of family medicine and anesthesia at McGill University. Over a period of 20 years he has established himself as a dedicated researcher and thought leader in advancing the medical community's understanding of cannabis and cannabinoids. His research has focused on the safety, efficacy and effectiveness of cannabis and cannabinoids in pain and symptom management, and dates back well before the days of commercial cannabis production. He served for ten years as Executive Director of the non-profit Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC), and is also a longstanding Board Member of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines. In 2016, Dr. Ware served as vice-chair of the Government of Canada's Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation.

Freaky Friday is a lunch-time presentation during which McGill scientists and researchers examine the myths, realities and misconceptions surrounding science issues, concepts or phenomena. 

In English.

WHERE: Redpath Museum Auditorium. FREE, everyone welcome. No reservation necessary.

WHEN:  12:00 noon to 1:00 PM 

Brought to you with generous support from the Redpath Museum Public Programme. Read about Dr. Ware's work here.

 

Land Acknowledgement

McGill University is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet today.

The Redpath Museum's director EDI statement.

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