International Public Health Forum on Cannabis

Program

International Public Health Forum on Cannabis. Prevention at the heart of our actions. September 16 to 18, 2019

Day of September 16, 2019

12:00 noon

Welcoming the participants

1:00 p.m.

Opening remarks and official addresses

1:30 p.m.

Profile of legalization approaches around the world

2:15 p.m.

Tensions between public health and the industry - The cases of alcohol, tobacco and cannabis and the banalization of use

3:00 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m.

Panel Between normalisation and banalization: What do we want to prevent

5:00 p.m.

Closing remarks

Day of September 17, 2019

8:00 a.m.

Welcoming the participants

8:30 a.m.

Opening remarks

8:45 a.m.

Subgroup workshops – Block 1

For better prevention: emerging knowledge and residual issues

  • Uses and health: knowledge update 
    Leigh Miles Jackson, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and Didier Jutras-Aswad, CHUM
  • Cannabis products (Part 1)
    Tom Freeman, University of Bath, and Camille Gourdet, RTI International
  • Marketing 
    Manon Niquette, Université Laval, and Jidong Huang, Georgia State University
  • Contexts and situations of use 
    Craig Moscetti, Public Health Law Center Minneasota

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Plenary

11:45 a.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Subgroup workshops – Block 2

For better prevention: emerging knowledge and residual issues

  • Health status monitoring 
    David Hammond, Université de Waterloo, Adam Winstock, Global Drug Survey, and Tom Freeman, University of Bath
  • Cannabis products (Part 2)
    Lynn Sylver, Public Health Institute et University of California, and Ryan Vandrey, Johns Hopkins University School of Medecine
  • Regulation of online marketing and medical marketing 
    Catherine Paradis, Central Connecticut State University, and Michael DeVillaer, McMaster University

2:15 p.m.

Break

2:45 p.m.

Plenary

4:00 p.m.

Panel on funding by the industry

5:00 p.m.

Closing remarks

Day of September 18, 2019

8:00 a.m.

Welcoming the participants

8:30 a.m.

Opening remarks

8:45 a.m.

Subgroup workshops – Block 3

Preventive practices: innovation and consolidation

  • Communication strategies 
    Jean-Michel Costes, Observatoire des jeux de la France, and Jessica Brett, Santé publique d’Ottawa
  • Health promotion and universal prevention 
    Myriam Laventure, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Targeted prevention and harm reduction 
    José Côté, Université de Montréal, and Benedikt Fischer, University of Auckland
  • Fighting social inequalities in health
    Tamar Todd, Berkerley Law - University of California, and Christopher Canning, Commission sur la santé mentale du Canada 
  • Participation of target groups in the development of interventions
    Karen Nelson, University of Guelph and Kira London-Nadeau, Canadian Students for sensible drug policy

10:00 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Plenary

11:45 a.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Open discussion

  • What are the research priorities in the area of public health and cannabis?

1:45 p.m.

Open discussion

  • What are the prevention priorities in the area of public health and cannabis?

2:30 p.m.

Final addresses

3:00 p.m.

Closing of the event

Last update: September 13, 2019 8:47 AM