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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+) pres.

What About Weed? The Cannabis Controversy, Past, Present, and Future

Steven Strobbe

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Weed, pot, marijuana, cannabis. Whatever you call it, the United States has a long, complicated, and conflicted history with this complicated herb. It is evil, incarnate, or a panacea for all that ails us. Join us for a lively lecture and discussion as we tackle the cannabis controversy, past, present, and future.

Dr. Strobbe is board-certified both in psychiatric and addictions nursing. He was the first Clinical Director for the University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS, 2006-2010). He completed his doctoral studies from the University of Michigan in 2009, with a concentration in bio-behavioral health. Dr. Strobbe has published nearly 40 peer-reviewed articles, position papers, book chapters, and other resources related to substance use and addictions nursing. He is immediate past President (2018-2020) of the International Nurses Society on Addictions. Dr. Strobbe received U of M’s Golden Apple Award in 2015.

This is the seventh in OLLI’S distinguished lecture series for 2019-20. A total of ten lectures are presented covering a variety of topics. Lectures are held on Tuesday mornings once each month. The next lecture will be held April14, 2020. The title is A Conversation with Sander Levin.
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  • $30 for 5-lecture series (or $10 for a single lecture daypass, payable at the door; checks preferable).

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