Beyond THC: Cannabidiol (CBD) and the Future of Medical Marijuana
Beyond THC: Cannabidiol and the Future of Medical Marijuana
Martin A. Lee, Author, Smoke Signals
Cannabidiol (CBD), a nonpsychoactive component of marijuana, has extraordinary therapeutic qualities, claims Lee. Discover the various molecular mechanisms through with CBD exerts its effects as an anticonvulsant, antipsychotic and neuro-protective compound. This lecture will also address recent efforts to reintroduce CBD-rich remedies and how the medical marijuana industry has responded to the rediscovery of CBD, which doesn’t make people feel high and can actually counter the psychoactive effects of THC.
MLF: Health & MedicineLocation: SF Club OfficeTime: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 book signingCost: $20 standard, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)Program Organizer: Bill Grant