Nicotine and marijuana are addictive substances. With marijuana now legal in many states, and vaping becoming more popular every day, a whole new set of issues for health care providers is evolving. The oral and systemic adverse effects of these addictive drugs, including the damage they can cause to vital neural pathways, needs to be understood. We are ideal first responders and poised to help our patients that “use” in an unhealthy manner, STOP the cycle of addiction.
This CE webinar will uncover the mysteries of these addictive drugs and expose the reality hidden by the “smoke and mirrors”. You will learn to: • Understand the oral and systemic effects of electronic nicotine-delivery systems (ENDS) and marijuana • Distinguish myth vs reality of the medicinal aspect of marijuana and “safety” of ENDS (e-cigs/ vaping) • Identify the current trends in vaping and marijuana use
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