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7th Annual RSMj Meeting

July 21 – 23 | 2023

The Westin Hotel

Long Beach, CA

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The 7th Annual Meeting of the Research Society on Marijuana will take place in Long Beach, CA from July 21-23, 2023. The submissions portal is now open!



Final Deadline: 4/15/23


Priority (Student Award Consideration): 4/15/23

Final Deadline: 5/15/23

We welcome and encourage symposium and poster proposals submitted by researchers of diverse identities, including topics related to cultural diversity and equity issues and work performed by individuals from underrepresented minority backgrounds. 

Travel awards are available for (1) all pre-doctoral students and (2) students who self-identify as belonging to an underrepresented group! Please indicate whether you would like to be considered for a travel award upon submission.

To be considered for a travel award, submissions must be received by the priority deadline.

Keynote Speakers

Rosalie L. Pacula, Ph.D.

Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, PhD, holds the Elizabeth Garrett Chair in Health Policy, Economics & Law at the Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, and is a Senior Fellow with the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, where she co-directs the RAND-USC Schaeffer Opioid Policy Tools & Information Center of Excellence (OPTIC) in addition to leading numerous National Institute of Health funded studies examining the impact of federal, state and local laws on the supply, demand and access to treatment for cannabis.

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Ziva D. Cooper, Ph.D.

Ziva D. Cooper, PhD, is the Director of the University of California – Los Angeles Cannabis Research Initiative in the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Department of Anesthesiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine. Her current research involves understanding variables that influence both the therapeutic potential and adverse effects of cannabis and cannabinoids through double-blind, placebo-controlled studies.

Lodging Information

The 2023 meeting will take place at the Westin Long Beach in Long Beach, CA. Limited conference bookings will be available shortly for a rate of $229/night + tax. Due to the hotel otherwise being booked, we have provided several other hotel options nearby to consider for lodging if you are unable to book at the Westin. 

Previous conferences: 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017

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