What Parents Need to Know About Medical Marijuana: Pot Has NOT Helped the Opioid Crisis, and It Doesn’t Help Your Kids
Featured expert: Ken Finn, M.D.
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM MOUNTAIN
Cost: $0 (But we would welcome your donation!)
Many parents believe that marijuana is a “safe, herbal, medical, good pain reliever.” Dr. Ken Finn seeks to bust that myth in this webinar, where you’ll be provided with the correct information about medical marijuana use. Many teens in turn have the perception that it’s a good pain reliever, so they begin using it due to that false narrative. This webinar will provide the science and Dr. Finn’s experience around the harms to adolescents who get a medical marijuana card.
Dr. Kenneth P. Finn, M.D. has practiced pain medicine for 24 years. He served on the CO Governor’s Task Force on Amendment 64 and the CO Medical Marijuana Scientific Advisory Council. Dr. Finn is an Executive Board Member of the American Board of Pain Medicine. He is also involved in the Colorado Pain Society and Colorado Medical Society’s work to manage the state’s opioid epidemic.
Dr. Kenneth Finn is a graduate of the University of Texas at Houston in 1990 and he completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in 1994. He is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. He has been on the Exam Council for the American Board of Pain Medicine since 2001 and is also Level II accredited to perform impairment ratings for injured workers in the State of Colorado. Dr. Finn is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; the American Academy of Pain Medicine; and the Spine Intervention Society. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast, has been a medical advisor for Running and Fitness Magazine, and enjoys treating patients with spine and sports-related injuries.
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