Speaker Series: Baby Boomers and Marijuana Consumption:

Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research Press Release:

How do Baby Boomers manage their marijuana consumption as they get older? As political and social contexts change, what are the health and social consequences for users? This presentation reports emerging themes from 50 interviews conducted with marijuana users in San Francisco. These data have been collected as part of a larger National Institutes of Health funded investigation into the use patterns and perceptions of Baby Boomer marijuana users.

Sheigla Murphy, PhD is the Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Studies at the Institute for Scientific Analysis. Dr. Murphy is a medical sociologist who has been researching various types of illicit drug use, violence, medical and drug treatment for more than thirty years.  She has been the principal investigator of nine National Institute of Health grants.

February 4 5:30-7:00 p.m.

BSS 162, Native Forum Room


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