Marijuana and Synthetic Cannabinoids: High-lights for Attorneys (On-Demand)

$109.00

As marijuana sources expand to medical-use and legal recreational-use, attorneys encounter more cases involving these substances and their role in impairment. What are the differences between marijuana metabolites? What are some pearls in interpreting drug testing results? How do the various sources of marijuana (edibles, “joints”, oils) differ in potency and effects on the body? What is the science behind the marijuana breath testing device? What are synthetic cannabinoids and how do they compare with marijuana? These and other questions will be answered in this one-hour presentation.

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Event Details

Course Type

Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Allison A. Muller, PharmD, D.ABAT, FAACT

General Credits

1

Course Description

As marijuana sources expand to medical-use and legal recreational-use, attorneys encounter more cases involving these substances and their role in impairment. What are the differences between marijuana metabolites? What are some pearls in interpreting drug testing results? How do the various sources of marijuana (edibles, “joints”, oils) differ in potency and effects on the body? What is the science behind the marijuana breath testing device? What are synthetic cannabinoids and how do they compare with marijuana? These and other questions will be answered in this one-hour presentation.

Principles

  • Identification of the parent marijuana compound and 2 major metabolites in laboratory reports
  • Differences between marijuana and synthetic cannabinoids
  • Similarity between marijuana and synthetic cannabinoids
  • Challenges in determining impairment based on marijuana levels (or its metabolites)

Syllabus

  1. Marijuana drug testing results
  2. Synthetic cannabinoid drug testing results
  3. Effects of marijuana/SCs on the body
  4. Testing methods for both drug classes

Instructor

Allison A. Muller, PharmD, D.ABAT, FAACT

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