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To CBD or Not to CBD: That is the Question? The Neuroscience of CDB oils Presented by: Merrill Norton, Pharm. D., D.Ph., ICCDP-D Course Description: With the legalization of cannabis products (THC and CBD) for medical and recreational purposes in many states and with a majority of US citizens advocating for the legal right to consume these products, the use of THC and CBD products will increase and may impact the human brain in many ways. The human brain can experience multiple complications with regular use of cannabis products and the long-term effects of these complications are unknown. Are CBD oils beneficial or do they cause long term dysfunctions of the central nervous system? Now we know CBD as cannabidiol, an organic compound derived from the hemp and cannabis plants. We find it in health food stores and other shops. In pills and tinctures. Salves and creams. Chocolate bars, honey sticks, energy bars, sleeping masks and coffee, among many other things. And as the CBD boom continues to crest, we will encounter the substance in increasingly more products and outlets. This presentation will introduce the audience to the neuroscience of CBD oils, their benefits, and adverse drug effects. Course Goals: 1.) Evaluate medical cannabinoid products and their beneficial potential; 2.) Contrast the various legalization processes of medical cannabinoids in the US; 3.) Formulate the profile of adverse drug effects of CBD oils; 4.) Discuss updated prescribing models for medical cannabinoids in the US. About the Presenter: Education2005-2008 Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)University of Georgia College of PharmacyAthens, Georgia1986-1988 Talbott Addiction Medicine Fellowship1985-1986 Talbott Addiction Medicine Residency1970-1973 Bachelor of Science (B.S. Pharmacy)University of Georgia College of PharmacyAthens, Georgia CertificationsCertified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomat Training, 2004-2009Clinical DUI Evaluator Training, Georgia DHR, 1996-1998Clinical Supervisory Certification Training, Georgia Addiction Counselors Association1989-1991Addiction Counselor Certification Training, Rutgers University 1985-1987 LicensesDoctor of Pharmacy (D.Ph) Oklahoma License No. 13706Registered Pharmacist (R.Ph.) Georgia License No. 11215Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) No. 0097National Certified Addiction Counselor (NCAC II) No. 008Certified Addiction Counselor II (CAC II) No. 0255Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate (CCDP-D) No. CPD0029International Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate (ICCDP-D) No. 401273 Training FAQ: Q - How do I get my certificate?A - ONLY names entered into eventbrite will have a certificate ready upon completion. Q - How many Contact Hours will I get?A - 6 contact hours Q - Who has approved this training?A -TDMHSAS, NAADAC, and not approved for CPRS Q - Is lunch Provided?A - Yes, it's included in the price of the training Q - What should I bring?A - Bring identification, shawl, coat, sweater, throw or a jacket Q - Are there handouts available?A - They will be given out at the training Q - Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?A - It is helpful for check-in, but we can check you in without it. NAADAC Accreditation: http://www.naadac.org/providers This course has been approved by TAADAS, as a NAADAC approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #91749,TAADAS, is responsible for all aspects of their programming. NAADAC Counselor Skill Groups Targeted: Clinical Intake and Screening, Counseling Services, Case management, Treatment plan, Discharge, Continuing Care and Professional Development Refunds Refunds will be issued through Eventbrite to anyone requesting a refund prior to the training. Anyone requesting a refund after the training will be issued a credit to be used for another training.