Barnes, Worthy To Speak at NC Substance Misuse Prevention Conference

Michael C. Barnes, JD, and Stacey L. Worthy, JD, both Principal Attorneys at Sequel Legal, are slated to speak at the 2021 North Carolina Prevention Conference. Mr. Barnes will co-present with David Ezzell, MPA, Education Consultant and Paramedic with the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services. Their presentation, entitled, “Community Paramedicine: Mobilizing Resources in Support of Prevention,” will examine avenues for community collaboration, types and examples of community paramedicine programs, and the application of community paramedicine programs to substance misuse prevention.

Ms. Worthy will co-present with Anna Godwin, MS, LCAS, CSAPC, CEO of Community Impact NC. Their presentation, “CBD, Delta-8-THC, and Marijuana Law and Policy: An Objective Discussion,” will look at law and policy surrounding CBD, hemp, and marijuana; legal definitions and their applicability to CBD and delta-8 THC products; consumer awareness; and factors to consider as North Carolinians evaluate their own marijuana policy.

The 2021 North Carolina Prevention Conference will take place virtually June 15-16.