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Dr. Ziva Cooper: Delta-8 and other cannabinoids

Dr. Ziva Cooper, from UCLA, will be available for interviews on Thursday, August 25, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. ET.

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Interview opportunity available:

Thursday, August 25, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. ET

Products containing delta-8 THC—one of many chemicals called “cannabinoids” that can be derived from cannabis plants or artificially created—are part of an increasingly complex landscape of products that many states are seeking to regulate. 

Available expert:

Dr. Ziva Cooper is the director of the UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids and an associate professor in the departments of psychiatry, biobehavioral sciences, and anesthesiology. She can discuss topics including: 

  • Cannabinoid basics, including terminology and categories; 
  • Potential adverse and beneficial health effects of synthetic cannabinoids; 
  • Why delta-8 THC is receiving particular attention from health authorities and regulators; and 
  • What consumers should know if they plan to use cannabinoid products. 



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