To delve into these questions, Larry Marnett, Ph.D., dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Basic Sciences, for the school’s monthly Lab-to-Table Conversation, moderated a discussion on Sept. 23, 2021 about the science of marijuana and the current legal context for its use with the following panelists:
-Ziva Cooper, Ph.D. – director of the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative and associate professor in psychiatry and anesthesiology at UCLA,
-Robert Mikos, J.D. – LaRoche Family Chair in Law at the Vanderbilt Law School, expert on marijuana law and author of the book Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority, and
-Dr. Sachin Patel, M.D., Ph.D. – James G. Blakemore Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, and director of the division of general psychiatry at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
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