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Expert On Effects Of Marijuana On Students To Speak At Lyndon

An expert on the impacts of regular cannabis use on students is speaking at the Vermont Department of Health’s statewide symposium on alcohol, cannabis and other drugs at Lyndon State College this Friday.

In advance of her keynote address, Amelia Arria, who directs the Center on Young Adult Health and Development at the University of Maryland, spoke with VPR about her research into the effects of marijuana on the academic performance of high school and college students.

A graduate of NYU with a Master's Degree in journalism, Mitch has more than 20 years experience in radio news. He got his start as news director at NYU's college station, and moved on to a news director (and part-time DJ position) for commercial radio station WMVY on Martha's Vineyard. But public radio was where Mitch wanted to be and he eventually moved on to Boston where he worked for six years in a number of different capacities at member station WBUR...as a Senior Producer, Editor, and fill-in co-host of the nationally distributed Here and Now. Mitch has been a guest host of the national NPR sports program "Only A Game". He's also worked as an editor and producer for international news coverage with Monitor Radio in Boston.
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