February 21 – Legalizing Recreational Cannabis in New Jersey: What Does it Mean to Local Public Health Agencies?

Join experts from around the US for lessons learned surrounding legalization of recreational cannabis, implications on regulations, policy and trends for other products like e-cigarettes and vaping devices.

For full program details, click here.  To register, please use this form and register via NJLMN.

*PARKING NOTE: Free parking is available on site, but you MUST register your vehicle before arriving.  Please use the link below to register your vehicle:



  • 8:45am            Registration & Breakfast
  • 9:30am            Weeding Out Public Health Risks of Cannabis
    • Kara Lauaux, Food and Marijuana Supervisor, Public Health Investigations, Denver Public Health and Environment
  • 11:15am          NJACCHO Business Meeting & OLPH Updates
  • 12:00pm          Lunch
  • 1:00pm            “Ask the Experts – Washington State Video Panel”       
    • Organizations Include:                                                                                 
    • WA Poison Center
    • WA State Liquor and Cannabis Board
    • WA Health Care Authority
    • WA Department of Health
    • WA Traffic Safety Commission
    • WA State Patrol
  • 2:15pm            Karen Blumenfeld, NJ GASP
  • 3:15pm            Conclusion