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College of Pharmacy Oct. 31 seminar to focus on substance abuse

The College of Pharmacy will hold the 2014 Substances of Abuse seminar Oct. 31 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Pharmacy South. The seminar, which will focus on the changing landscape of substance abuse, will provide six hours of continuing education credit and six hours of continuing medical education credit.

Evolving issues, such as the legalization of medical marijuana and illicit and prescription drug abuse, will be discussed in addition to research and treatment of drug abuse.

The program is open to pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, physicians and other health care professionals as well as social workers, educators and public safety employees. The cost is $125. Students majoring in health professions, social work, education or public safety can register and attend the seminar free of charge.

Seminar speakers will include College of Pharmacy faculty Randall Tackett and Trina von Waldner.

For more information on the symposium and details on registration, contact Elise Fortson at 706-542-6232 or