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Cannabis Research Conference 2021

The Institute of Cannabis Research Conference is now the Cannabis Research Conference. This is the fifth annual installment of this event. The theme for the conference this year is Exploring Cannabis Research Frontiers. The Institute of Cannabis Research at Colorado State University Pueblo and the Global Hemp Innovation Center at Oregon State University are proud to host researchers and attendees from every field of cannabis expertise.

If you are interested in helping shape the program for the Cannabis Research Conference 2021, please submit a session proposal for the conference. The deadline for the session proposal submission is January 15, 2021

The window to submit session proposals has now closed. Please contact the ICR at with any questions.

Keynote Speakers


Marilyn A. Huestis, Ph.D.

Dr. Marilyn A. Huestis will serve as the Opening Plenary speaker for the Cannabis Research Conference 2021. Dr. Huestis brings an extraordinary breadth and depth in clinical and forensic toxicology, anti-doping, diagnostic screening and confirmation drug testing, and cannabinoid agonists and antagonists.

Daniele Piomelli, Ph.D.

Dr. Daniele Piomelli will deliver the Mechoulam Lecture at the Cannabis Research Conference 2021. Dr. Piomelli is a Distinguished Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology and Louise Turner Arnold Chair in Neurosciences at the University of California, Irvine. He is co-director of UCI’s Center for the Study of Cannabis and Editor-in-Chief of Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, a premier peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the study of cannabis, its derivatives, and their endogenous counterparts in the human body.
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