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December 14, 2016 Retreat

Cannabis and Its Medicinal Potential: State of the Research and Policy

December 14, 2016

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration required

The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Center of Excellence (ADACE), an interdisciplinary research center of LSU Health, and Baker Donelson, a law firm of over 700 attorneys and professionals, invite you to join a full-day discussion of the scientific, clinical, and commercial aspects of medicinal cannabis legalization. Panels of subject matter experts will lead discussions about the biological and therapeutic effect of cannabis, clinical considerations & patient management, and commercialization & legislative issues related to medicinal cannabis.

Contact Info:

Kevin Dietz, PhD:

Betsy Giaimo:

Important Links

NOLA Behavioral Resources
Information about the crisis line,
the behavioral health resource
guide and the guide for children/youth

Biomedical Alcohol
Research Training Program

T32 training program

Rethinking drinking -
What's your pattern?


Drug Demand Reduction Coalition and
the Community Substance Use Health Profile


Why is Animal Research Important?

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Welcome to the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center stimulates interdisciplinary collaborative efforts for
research and teaching and the dissemination of pertinent information in the area of
alcohol and drug abuse. This Center enhances the research capabilities of scientists,
stimulates collaborative research efforts and strengthens educational activities in the
biomedical aspects of alcohol and substance abuse throughout the Health Sciences Center.
The Center is directed toward building upon existing strength, expanding and elevating
our reputation in substance-abuse research, treatment and prevention.


Patricia Molina, MD, PhD
Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center
Professor and Head, Department of Physiology

Click here to visit the Alcohol Research Center

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