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Approx. 8 hours to complete
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Beginner Level

No background required.

Approx. 8 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Inflammation and the Microbiome

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 31 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lecture - Overview of Inflammation and the Microbiota Gut Brain Axis6m
Lecture - Chronic Inflammation and Disease States6m
Lecture - Cannabinoids and Inflammation7m
Lecture - Cannabis and Inflammatory Disease States8m
6 readings
Lecture PDF10m
Of Microbes and Minds (Calvani, 2018)10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Chronic Inflammation & Age-Associated Diseases (Franceshchi, 2014)10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz #1210m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Sports, Exercise, Recovery, and Cannabis

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 39 min), 5 readings
5 videos
Lecture - Endocannabinoids and Exercise9m
Lecture - Effects of Cannabis on Performance7m
Lecture - Effect of Cannabinoids on Recovery8m
Lecture - Cannabis and Professional Sports9m
5 readings
Lecture PDF12m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Watch this video “I Smoked Two Blunts Before Every Game”: NFL Vets on Cannabis in Football10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Healthy Aging and Cannabis

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 60 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lecture - Healthy Aging14m
Interview with Peter17m
Lecture - Older Adults and Cannabis10m
Lecture - The Bigger Picture14m
4 readings
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Watch these videos10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

The Future of Cannabis Research

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 44 min), 3 readings
4 videos
Lecture - What have we learned?13m
Lecture - Should cannabis be viewed as "medicine"?13m
Lecture - Where do we go from here?12m
3 readings
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m
Lecture PDF10m

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