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NOW ed­i­tors pick a trio of can’t-miss events

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1 EX­PERT PANEL SCOPES POT AND PUB­LIC HEALTH The Royal Cana­dian In­sti­tute for Science does a deep dive into the neu­ro­science of pot with a talk at U of T’s Med­i­cal Sci­ences Build­ing on Sun­day (Oc­to­ber 28) en­ti­tled Liv­ing With Pot: Medicine & Pub­lic Health In An Age Of Le­gal­iza­tion. Pan­elists in­clude psy­chi­a­try pro­fes­sor Tony Ge­orge, molec­u­lar phar­ma­col­o­gist Ruth Ross, pub­lic health ex­pert David Ham­mond and mod­er­a­tor Les­ley Camp­bell, head of Ry­er­son Univer­sity’s Plant Evo­lu­tion and Ecol­ogy Lab. 2 pm. Free. JJR Ma­cleod Au­di­to­rium, 1 King’s Col­lege Cir­cle. Pre-reg­is­ter at eventbrite.ca. 2 PEDES­TRIAN SUN­DAYS WRAPS AN­OTHER SEA­SON Kens­ing­ton Mar­ket’s monthly cele- bra­tion of car-free street cul­ture and ecol­ogy, Pedes­trian Sun­days, wraps up an­other sea­son of com­mu­nity con­scious-rais­ing with mu­sic, street theatre and lo­cal ven­dors on Sun­day (Oc­to­ber 28). Free. Noon to 7 pm. Free. Area around Au­gusta south of Col­lege. kens­ing­ton­mar­ket­bia.com. 3

IRAN UPRIS­ING FO­CUS OF OISE TALK Is the re­form move­ment in Iran dead? Au­thor Maral Karimi launches her book The Ira­nian Green Move­ment Of 2009: Re­ver­ber­at­ing Echoes Of Re­sis­tance, and takes part in a panel dis­cus­sion on the role of so­cial me­dia in Iran’s pop­u­lar upris­ing, at OISE’s Nexus Lounge on Tues­day (Oc­to­ber 30). 5:30 pm. Free. 252 Bloor West, 12th floor. greenmove­men­tlaunch@ gmail.com

Ex­perts talk pot and pub­lic health at U of T on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 28.

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