The nationwide trend of legalizing marijuana, for medical and recreational use, has placed officers in an anomalous position. This presentation educates officers on the basic understanding of marijuana. It includes, types of cannabis plants, how marijuana is grown and cultivated, cannabis concentrates and how they are made, how cannabis is used, including vaping, dabbing etc. and a brief overview of research conducted to show a correlation of cannabis use and indicators of impairment when performing standardized field sobriety tests. This training also covers Missouri Medical Marijuana.
This training is approximately 4 hours. This presentation can be given in person or online in a webinar format (i.e. Zoom, WebEx)
This presentation has been approved for POST continuing educations hours. (3 hours technical studies, 1 hour legal studies)