Mapping Marijuana Leadership Forum 2017

Ventura County Behavioral Health
February 2, 2017

Mapping Marijuana is a Community Planning Compass for Youth Health & Safety. It is a guide for Policymakers and looks at how our communities might change in regards to these sectors: Neighborhoods, Businesses, Schools, Public Safety, Healthcare, and Environment. We've included links to useful resources in the planning process.


Marijuana and the Teen Brain: Why Do We Care?
Brian Taylor, MD, VCBH Medical Director

Emerging Challenges and Domains of Local Interest
Dan Hicks, VCBH Prevention Manager, Alcohol and Drug Programs

Domain One: Schools
Dawn Anderson, VCOE – Director, Comprehensive Health & Prevention Programs
Gabe Teran, VCOE – Friday Night Live Youth Leadership

Domain Two: Healthcare
Robert Levin, MD, VCPH – Health Officer/Medical Director
Martin Ehrlich, MD, VCMC Emergency Department Director
Seleta Dobrosky, MSN, RN, PHN, VCPH, Perinatal Substance Abuse Task Force

Domain Three: Neighborhoods
Jim Mosher, JD, Director – Alcohol Policy Consultations

Domain Four: Businesses
Colin Disheroon, CEO, Santa Cruz Mountain Naturals

Domain Five: Public and Traffic Safety
Rolando Tejada, Sgt., California Highway Patrol
David Tovar, VCBH – Office of Traffic Safety Grant Coordinator

Closing Remarks
Patrick Zarate, VCBH COO & Alcohol and Drug Programs Division

> Learn more at Mapping Marijuana: Community Planning Resources

TAGS: Retailers, Youth, Parents, Special Populations, Young Women, College, Legislation, State of California, Holiday DUI Enforcement
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