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Gari Tookes, Ph.D.

STUDY TITLE: A Study of the Correlation Between the Levels of Awareness and Willingness to Use Medical Marijuana as a Therapeutic Intervention in Individuals of Minority Populations with Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms.

GRANTEE: Gari Tookes, Ph.D., Associate Professor, College of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work

This study utilizes a mixed-method research approach to explore the awareness and willingness to use medical marijuana as a therapeutic intervention among individuals of minority races diagnosed with post-traumatic stress symptoms. In addition, this study will identify a correlation between participants of the minority race experience with trauma, awareness of medical marijuana policies and laws, willingness to use medical marijuana in lieu of psychotropic medication among those with post-traumatic stress symptoms.

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