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Marijuana And The Brain: OHSU Brain Awareness Lecture

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marijuana creativity brainIf you are interested in neuroscience and marijuana, check out this event if you are in the area, via Facebook:

We’re doing a pre-event meetup at McMenamins Market Street Pub (1526 SW 10th Ave) at 4:30p, then heading to the Newmark Theatre around 6p. Neuroscience Club members and friends are invited to come!

Marijuana and the brain | Oregon recently joined only three other states to legalize recreational marijuana. As consumption of the plant’s products becomes more a mainstream activity, its health benefits and risks will be at the forefront of policy discussions. Dr. Nephi Stella will explain the role marijuana plays in cutting edge neuroscience research.

Nephi Stella, Ph.D. is a Professor in the departments of Pharmacology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington.

Dr. Stella is researching how the bioactive components devoid of drug abuse properties produced by Cannabis Sativa can be used to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

When: Monday, March 7at 7 PM – 8:30 PM

Where: Newmark Theatre (Pre-event meetup: 4:30p at McMenamins Market Street Pub)

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