Smoke is Smoke: The Effects of Marijuana Legalization in the Workplace

The legalization of marijuana has the potential to disrupt California’s tobacco control successes. In this COEH continuing education webinar you will learn about workplace policies relating to marijuana smoke exposure, and the key ways the marijuana industry may impact California’s tobacco control successes. You will also learn about California’s landscape of marijuana use and how the convergence and co-use of tobacco products with marijuana affects public health.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

– Compare the health effects of secondhand exposure from tobacco smoke and marijuana smoke
– Analyze key ways the marijuana industry may disrupt California’s tobacco control successes
– Summarize California’s landscape of marijuana smoking use and describe how the convergence of tobacco products with marijuana affect the smoking landscape
– Describe workplace policies regarding marijuana smoke exposure

Date: Wednesday February 7th, 2018
Time: 10:30am PST
Host: COEH
Cost: Free, with CE credit available for $30
Speakers: CDPH’s own Merril Lavezzo and and Mayra Miranda of the California Tobacco Control Program (CTCP)