05 Jan OTN Professional Learning – February 1st, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

OTN logoThe Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) is hosting a free, one hour discussion on Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Lactation: Weeding out the Evidence presented by Dr. Alison Shea, MD, PhD, MSc, FRCSC, NCMP.

Date: Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Dr. Alison Shea, leading expert from Mount Sinai Hospital’s Perinatal Mental Health Program, will discuss current trends in marijuana use in women, the potential effects of marijuana on perinatal outcomes, and the counselling of women using marijuana/cannabis during pregnancy and lactation.  The event will also outline the changes in legalization of marijuana in Canada and review possible long-term effects of in utero exposure.