Informative talk on underage drinking, teens, marijuana, and opioids. Unbiased Truth: Drugs, Alcohol, Opioids and Your Health. Kevin P. Hill, MD, MHS, is an addiction psychiatrist who is director of the Substance Abuse Consultation Service in the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse at McLean Hospital and is also Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Hill conducts clinical research aimed at developing medications and behavioral interventions that might help those who want to stop smoking marijuana or cigarettes. Dr. Hill received a prestigious federal K99/R00 grant award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse: his project is to test the efficacy of a synthetic marijuana-like compound, nabilone, as a medication for patients with marijuana dependence.
McLean bio: http://www.mcleanhospital.org/biography/kevin-hill
Dr. Hill’s book is titled “Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth about the World’s Most Popular Weed” https://www.amazon.com/Marijuana-Unbiased-Truth-Worlds-Popular/dp/1616495596
Examining the use of medical marijuana https://hms.harvard.edu/news/harvard-medicine/harvard-medicine/handed-down/second-opinions
Original video with introduction: https://youtu.be/LdGOI2820xA
Date of presentation: Wednesday, May 11th, 2016