Cannabis Conversations — Can Cannabis Make You Sick? The Case of Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
June 9, 2021
Dr. Ziva Cooper of the UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids was joined by Alice Moon, Cannabis Publicist & CHS Advocate, and Andrew Meltzer M.D., Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine George Washington University in Washington D.C. Drs. Cooper, Meltzer and Alice Moon discussed “Can Cannabis Make You Sick? The Case of Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome”
Cannabis Conversations — The Brain's Own Cannabis
July 15, 2021
Dr. Ziva Cooper and Dr. Christopher Evans of the UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids were joined by Dr. Daniele Piomelli, Distinguished Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry, and Louise Turner Arnold Chair in Neurosciences at the University of California, Irvine. Drs. Cooper, Evans, and Piomelli discussed “The Brain’s Own Cannabis.”
Cannabis Conversations — Cannabis Research Down Under: Mental Health, Athletic Performance, and Next Gen Products
April 22, 2021
The UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids Director Dr. Ziva Cooper is excited to be joined by Dr. Iain McGregor, Professor of Psychopharmacology and Academic Director of the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics at The University of Sydney. Drs. Cooper and McGregor discussed “Cannabis Research Down Under: An Australian Approach to Cannabis in Mental Health, Athletic Performance, and Next Generation Products.”
Cannabis Conversations — Cannabis and Cancer: Trials and Tribulations
November 17 2020
The UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids Director Dr. Ziva Cooper is excited to be joined by Dr. Donald Abrams, Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Drs. Cooper and Abrams discussed the history of cannabis and cancer research, as well as its intersections with cannabis and HIV research.
Cannabis Conversations — A life in Cannabis Research: Studying the Cannabis ‘High’ and its Potential Medical Benefit
October 29, 2020
The Director of the UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids Dr. Ziva Cooper is excited to be joined by Dr. Meg Haney, the Director of the Cannabis Research Laboratory and Co-Director of the Substance Use Research Center at the Columbia University Medical Center. The talk covered topics such as studying cannabis in a lab, abuse related effects of cannabis, and therapeutic effects of cannabis.
Cannabis Conversations — Marijuana and Lung Health
September 24, 2020
The Director of the UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids Dr. Ziva Cooper is excited to be joined by Dr. Donald Tashkin, a well-known pulmonologist and professor of medicine at UCLA, who has studied the effects of cannabis on lung health for over 30 years. The talk covered the history of cannabis research at UCLA and focused on what science tells us about cannabis smoking and the effects on lung health.
Cannabis Conversations — CBD: The Story behind the Billboards
August 20, 2020
The UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids Steering Committee was excited to be joined by Amanda Chicago Lewis, a well-known investigative reporter whose writing on cannabis has been featured in many media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, and NPR. The talk focused on the history and science of CBD (cannabidiol), a chemical from the cannabis plant that is popping up everywhere from health food stores to veterinary clinics.