Marijuana: Potency, Policy
and Public Impact
A conference focusing on marijuana use and its associated health and social consequences. Experts in the field will present the latest data, trends and research about today's marijuana. Understand how marijuana use impacts the health of the community including youth, schools and businesses. Learn new approaches about marijuana prevention using science-based research. Hear federal, state and local approaches to strategically prepare professionals, communities and the next generation for the best outcomes.
Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D., Director, Drug Policy Institute, University of Florida and Co-Founder & President, SAM: Smart Approaches to Marijuana
Kevin is an author, researcher, consultant and an expert on federal drug policy. He will state facts and dispel myths associated with marijuana legalization, explaining the disconnect between science and reality also exposing an industry that threatens public health and safety.
Frank Greenagel, Adjunct Professor, Rutgers School of Social Work, Instructor, Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, Member NJ Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse; 1LT, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Board of Directors, Hazelden Betty Ford, NYC

Frank specializes in addiction treatment and recovery, overseeing the family program at College Recovery. His presentation will focus on the history of marijuana, PTSD and medical marijuana. 

Kevin Wong, Intelligence Analyst, Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA)

Kevin has been the lead strategic intelligence analyst at Rocky Mountain HIDTA since 2013 and will share information measuring marijuana's impact, trends and the eight enforcement priority areas important to every community.
Bonnie Nolan, PhD, Doctorate in Neuroscience, Rutgers University

Bonnie has worked at Rutgers University as a researcher in a range of areas, including addiction. Bonnie has published a number of articles relating to substance use, and recognizes that addiction is a disease, and must be treated as such. Bonnie will be speaking on the impact marijuana has on the adolescent brain evidenced through research, and will explain the effects of marijuana to brain development.
Wednesday, May 3rd
8:30 AM - 3 PM
Perona Farms
350 Andover Sparta Road, Andover, NJ 07871
$ 60 per person
Breakfast and Lunch Provided
Exhibits by Treatment Providers
Six (6) hours of Continuing Education and Professional Development will be provided for this conference

PLEASE NOTE: There is no additional fee for Continuing Education credits (CADC, LCADC, LPC, CPS, MFT, and Professional Development Hours). There will be additional fees for both Social Work and Pharmacist credits.

NJ Social Workers: An application has been made for consideration of 6 General continuing education credits for this course. 

Thank you to our Silver Level Exhibitors:
Pre-registration and Payment Required.
Registration and Payment Deadline: April 28th, 2017.
Please Note: No Refunds After April 28th, 2017
For more information about this conference, please contact Jenn at or 973-383-4787.
Center for Prevention and Counseling