Marijuana and Synthetic Cannabinoids: High-lights of the Science for Attorneys (EDU220916)

Friday, September 16, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)


Presented by the CT Bar Institute 

About the Program

As marijuana sources expand to medical-use and legal recreational-use, attorneys encounter more cases involving these substances and their role in impairment. What are the differences between marijuana metabolites? What are some pearls in interpreting drug testing results? How do the various sources of marijuana (edibles, "joints", oils) differ in potency and effects on the body? What is the science behind the marijuana breath testing device? What are synthetic cannabinoids and how do they compare with marijuana? These and other questions will be answered in this one-hour presentation.

You Will Learn

  • The scientific name of the parent marijuana compound and two major metabolites
  • Two differences between marijuana and synthetic cannabinoids 
  • One similarity between marijuana and synthetic cannabinoids 
  • One reason why determining impairment based on marijuana levels (or its metabolites) is challenging 

Who Should Attend

Lawyers in the following fields: criminal, family, employment and general.


Registration costs include electronic materials.

Member $35
CLE Pass Holder $0 (you must have purchased the CLE Pass to register as a CLE Pass holder)
Student Member $15

Non-Member $70

Financial hardship information is available upon request.


Dr Allison Muller1 Dr. Allison A. Muller
Acri Muller Consulting LLC, Aston, PA

CLE Credit

CT: 1.0 CLE Credit (General)

If the seminar is recorded, all member registrants will receive complimentary access to the recording approximately six weeks after the program. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.

Closed captioning will be available during the seminar presentation for virtual attendees.


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