UConn Law School will host conference on medical marijuana Friday

The University of Connecticut School of Law’s conference on medical cannabis will run from 8:30 until 2 on Friday, featuring a series of discussions among lawmakers, experts, and top state officials on the state’s new law. “The Palliative Use of Marijuana: Demystifying Connecticut’s Policy Concerning Medical Marijuana,” is being presented by the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal. Participants will include Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane ’68; state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubinstein; state Sen. Paul Doyle ’90; state Rep. Elizabeth Ritter; Dr. Andrew Salner, Director of the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital; and others. The event will be held in the University of Connecticut School of Law’s William F. Starr Hall in Hartford.