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Here we publish our Annual Research Briefing and other videos covering our core topics of investigation.

2020 Research Briefing:  Overview

Berkeley Cannabis Research Center Co-Director Dr. Van Butsic announces the upcoming five part speaker series on Zoom and gives an overview of the Center’s operations and research.

2020 Research Briefing:  Environmental Impacts Review

Dr. Ariani Wartenberg presents a Review of the Environmental Impacts of Cannabis at the virtual 2nd Annual Research Briefing of the Berkeley Cannabis Research Center.

2020 Research Briefing:  Cannabis & Fire

Dr. Chris Dillis presents Wildfire and Cannabis at the virtual 2nd Annual Research Briefing of the Berkeley Cannabis Research Center.

2020 Research Briefing: Cannabis & Water

Dr. Ted Grantham presents Cannabis and Water at the virtual 2nd Annual Research Briefing Berkeley Cannabis Research Center.

2020 Research Briefing:  Cannabis & Wildlife

Phoebe Parker Shames presents her research of Cannabis and Wildlife at the virtual 2nd Annual Research Briefing of the Berkeley Cannabis Research Center.

People & Culture:

2019 presentation by Michael Polson Ph.D. about the legacies of prohibition on the present state of legalization and challenges for social equity in the cannabis industry.

2019 Research Briefing:

Click here to view | Introduction to the Cannabis Research Center by Co-Director, Van Butsic Ph.D.

2019 Research Briefing:

Click here to view |  Briefing by Ted Grantham, Ph.D. CRC Co-Director and expert in freshwater ecology, stream hydrology and how outdoor cannabis farms might affect regional water systems.

2019 Research Briefing:

Click here to view | Briefing by graduate researcher Phoebe Parker-Shames on her documentation of the presence of more than 20 wildlife species on outdoor cannabis cultivation sites.

2019 Research Briefing:

Click here to view | Briefing by Hekia Bodwitch, Ph.D. on her survey of over 300 outdoor cannabis farmers in Northern California and the barriers they face attempting  to become compliant, licensed cannabis producers.

2019 Research Briefing:

Click here to view | Briefing by Michael Polson, Ph.D. on his research tapping into communities in Northern California to understand local control, cannabis enforcement and parity.

2019 Research Briefing:

Click here to view | Briefing by Jim Downing the Director of Publishing, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources on the special issue of California Agriculture, a collection of peer reviewed publications and news in Agriculture, Natural and Human Resources. 

2019 Research Briefing:

Click here to view | Briefing by Houston Wilson Ph.D. from UC Riverside’s Department of Entomology who studies the pests and diseases that affect cannabis.