Friday, July 10th
9am to 10:30am
To Register, Email: Ashley Brown
Learn About:
  • The stages of state marijuana legalization laws and the multiple layers of marijuana policy
  • The importance of prevention to take a leading role in identifying public health issues emerging from commercialization and legalization policies,
  • The intersection of policy and prevention and how we approach marijuana prevention in the era of commercialized marijuana.
Featured Presentation By:
Scott Gagnon,
Director of AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc. and Director of New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC)
Scott Gagnon is a Certified Prevention Specialist, Director of AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc., and Director of the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC). Scott chairs the national PTTC Network’s Marijuana Risk Work Group. Appointed by the Maine Speaker of the House, Scott serves as the public health representative on Maine’s Marijuana Advisory Commission. In addition, he chairs the Maine affiliate of Smart Approaches to Marijuana and has also served as Co Chair of the Prevention Task Force for the Maine Opiate Collaborative. Scott recently served on the SAMHSA, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention National Advisory Council.

Scott trains and presents in New England and nationally on marijuana science and policy, as well as on prevention workforce development. Scott’s work has been recognized with awards from multiple organizations, including the Maine Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse, Healthy Androscoggin, and the Maine Public Health Organizations. In 2017, Scott was the recipient of the Patrick J. Kennedy Outstanding Advocate Award from Smart Approaches to Marijuana.
For more information contact: Ashley Brown
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