2018 Conference – Clearing the Haze: Addressing Health Ethics Questions Raised by Legalization of Cannabis

Clearing the Haze: Addressing Health Ethics Questions Raised by Legalization of Cannabis


October 24, 2018
10am-2pm

LIVE Conference Broadcast 

Live ​broadcast ​of ​conference ​onsite ​at ​Alt ​Hotel ​or ​streaming ​link ​available ​- ​No ​Charge

This conference will address ethical concerns for health care providers and health organizations that stem from the legalization of cannabis for non-medical purposes.


Objectives:

At the end of the broadcast, participants will be able to:

  • Describe ethical concerns and values related to legal cannabis
  • Identify parallels between the ethics issues raised by legal cannabis and other health ethics discussions
  • Explain the role of stigma in shaping the discussion about cannabis

**Registration deadline for live broadcast only is Tuesday October 16, 2018. 

Register HERE and choose to attend in person at Alt Hotel Airport or watch broadcast live:

This ​event ​will ​then ​be ​followed ​up ​by ​a ​workshop ​in ​one ​of ​the ​four ​NSHA ​Zones.


Follow-up ​Workshop

If ​you watched/attended the ​live ​broadcast ​(October 24) ​and ​would ​like ​to ​attend ​this event, ​please ​choose ​your ​appropriate ​Zone ​location ​(listed ​below) ​to ​register ​for ​the this in-person only ​workshop. ​

There is a $40 fee for the follow-up workshop. Refreshment break will be provided.

At the end of the workshop sessions, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize various positions regarding ethics and legal cannabis
  • Identify ways to facilitate discussion related to legal cannabis, recognizing that stigma can affect the conversation
  • Apply ethics tools and frameworks to ethics cases regarding legal cannabis

Central ​Zone ​4 ​- ​​Follow-up ​Workshop ​- ​November ​6 ​at ​Best ​Western ​Burnside, 9:30am-12:30pm
Register ​here: ​Central Zone Registration Follow-up Workshop

Eastern ​Zone 3 ​- ​Follow-up ​Workshop ​- ​November ​9 ​at Maritime Inn Antigonish, 9:30am-12:30pm
Register ​here: ​Eastern Zone Registration Follow-up Workshop

Western ​Zone 1 ​- ​Follow-up ​Workshop ​- ​November ​14 ​at Chipman Building, Kentville, 9:30am-12:30pm
Register ​here: ​Western Zone Follow-up Workshop

Northern ​Zone 2 ​- ​Follow-up ​Workshop ​- ​November 16 ​at Best Western Glengarry Truro, 9:30am-12:30pm
Register ​here: ​Northern Zone Follow-up Workshop