Dr. Aron Lichtman – Elected President of ICRS

Aron LichtmanDr. Aron Lichtman, Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Elected President of the International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS).

Dr. Aron Lichtman was elected by his peers to serve as President of the International Cannabinoid Research Society. Effective August 1, 2010, he will serve on the executive committee for at least three years, first as President-Elect, and then as President and Past President of the ICRS. Dr. Lichtman was made aware of his successful election to the position at the 20th Annual meeting of the ICRS in Lund, Sweden.

About ICRS: The Mission of the ICRS is to (1) foster cannabinoid research; (2) promote the exchange of scientific information and perspectives about Cannabis, the cannabinoids and endocannabinoids through the organization of scientific meetings; (3) serve as a source of reliable information regarding the chemistry, pharmacology, therapeutic uses, toxicology and the behavioral, psychological, and social effects of Cannabis and its constituents, of synthetic and endogenous compounds that interact with cannabinoid receptors and of any compounds that target other components of the endocannabinoid system. ICRS was formally incorporated as a scientific research society in 1992.