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Marijuana Legalization: Why Physicians & Communities Should Be Concerned


Krishna Upadhya, MD, FAAP, Chair of DC AAP’s Adolescent Health Working Group recently participated in an event co-hosted by Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) and the Heritage Foundation to review the science of marijuana’s effects and implications for policy.  Dr. Upadhya discussed why physicians and communities should be concerned about marijuana legalization and encouraged more physicians to express their concerns to policy makers.  Dr. Upadhya’s presentation begins at approximately 57 minutes.