After last week’s blog about the cannabis resources available for parents and youth, I spent a few hours examining some of the research that has begun to emerge about the impact of legalization on the rates of use of cannabis. Possibly the most striking thing I learned, that I am still examining, is that legalization …

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College and university students and their parents are likely wondering how the legalization of cannabis will affect campus life. Cannabis will be legal as of October 17, 2018 in Canada and, even if there are no cannabis outlets on campus, it doesn’t take a lot of marketing ingenuity to decide that an outlet close to …

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Since April 2017, I have been considering how cannabis legalization will be implemented in Canada. As a psychiatrist who sees only adolescents, I have been emphasizing the need for a robust public health campaign so that the best information about cannabis is easily available to youth, their parents and the organizations that support them. Over …

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