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The presentation addresses the very timely and controversial issue of vaping. It also includes an overview of processing methods to prepare vapes, formulations often used in vapes, and hardware considerations for vape users will be covered. Comparing and contrasting cannabis and nicotine vaping will also be highlighted.

This talk will be presented by Dr. Jeff Raber. (This presentation includes Q&A)

At the end of the presentation attendees will learn:

        Vape concentration considerations

        Vape formulation methods commonly used

        Commonly used vape additives

        The different types of vape hardware

        What future regulations may hold

Presenter’s Bio:

Dr. Raber received his B.S. in biochemistry from Lebanon Valley College, PA and subsequently a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Southern California with an emphasis on developing new synthetic methodologies useful in pharmaceutical drug discovery and manufacturing efforts. Dr. Raber studied botanical phylogenetic relationships based on the RuBisCO enzyme’s evolution while in college and was named to the USA Today 1997 All-USA College Academic Team for his research accomplishments in this area. Dr. Raber entered cannabis in 2010 and has published 5 peer-reviewed articles on cannabis topics. Dr. Raber has been invited to lecture about cannabis around the world, holds multiple patents on cannabis-based technologies, particularly pertaining to terpenes, and is often sought out by the press to comment on various cannabis topics as he is recognized as one of the industry’s scientific thought leaders.

Seating is limited – to RSVP send an email with your full name to: events@sespe.org