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Resources to help you better understand the new Canadian cannabis legal system, what it means for you, and the health facts related to cannabis use.

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Adults What you need to know if you choose to consume cannabis Health effects
Adults Cannabis: lower your risks. Start low, go slow. Health effects
Adults Cannabis: Inhaling vs Ingesting (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction) Health effects
Adults 7 Things You Need to Know about Edible Cannabis (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction) Health effects
Youth and young adults Pursue Your Passion tour video Youth, Health effects, Impairment
Adults (Manitoba) Cannabis in Manitoba (Government of Manitoba) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Cannabis for medical purposes, Impairment, Youth
Adults (Manitoba) Know My Limits (Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba) Health effects, Impairment
Adults, Indigenous peoples and communities The Cannabis Act: Here's what you need to know - post card (available in alternative languages) Cannabis legalization
Adults, Indigenous peoples and communities The Cannabis Act: Here's what you need to know - post card (available in alternative languages) Cannabis legalization
Adults, Parents, Youth and young adults, Teachers and educators, Social workers, Health care professionals Is cannabis addictive? Health effects
Adults, Parents, Youth and young adults, Teachers and educators, Social workers, Health care professionals Is cannabis safe to use? Facts for youth aged 13-17 years Health effects, youth
Adults, Parents, Youth and young adults, Teachers and educators, Social workers, Health care professionals Is cannabis safe to use? Facts for young adults aged 18-25 years Health effects
Adults, Parents, Teachers and educators, Social workers, Health care professionals Does cannabis use increase the risk of developing psychosis or schizophrenia? Health effects
Pregnant or breastfeeding, Health care professionals Is cannabis safe during preconception, pregnancy and breastfeeding? Health effects
Patients Consumer information: Cannabis for medical purposes Cannabis for medical purposes
Patients Daily dosage amount Cannabis for medical purposes
Law enforcement Information for law enforcement: Medical use of cannabis Cannabis for medical purposes
Municipalities, Community centres Information for municipalities: Medical use of cannabis Cannabis for medical purposes
Patients Producing cannabis for your own medical purposes Cannabis for medical purposes
Health care professionals Clearing the smoke on cannabis (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction) Health care
Health care professionals, Social workers Information for health care professionals: Cannabis (marihuana, marijuana) and the cannabinoids Health care
Health care professionals, Consumers Risk of Cannabis on Fertility, Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Parenting (Best start) Health care
Parents, Teachers and educators, Social workers Drug-impaired driving resource portal Impairment
Parents Cannabis: What Parents/Guardians and Caregivers Need to Know (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Youth
Parents Do you speak cannabis? (Gouvernement du Québec) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Youth
Parents, Teachers and educators, Social workers Cannabis Talk Kit (also available in Inuktitut) (Drug Free Kids Canada) Youth
Parents, Teachers and educators, Social workers Talking with teenagers about drugs Youth
Parents Thinking about using cannabis while parenting? Health effects, Impairment
Parents, Teachers and educators, Community centres, Social workers Don't drive high Youth, Impairment
Parents Sensible Cannabis Education: A Toolkit for Educating Youth (Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy) Youth
Parents Clearing the Smoke on Cannabis: Cannabis Use and Driving (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction) Youth, Health effects
Youth and young adults Cannabis: Important things to know (Kids Help Phone) Health effects, Cannabis legalization
Youth and young adults #FocusedOn (Canadian Hockey League) Health effects
Health care professionals, adults, youth and young adults Cannabis and your health: 10 ways to reduce risks when using Health effects
Adults Consumer Information Sheet - Cannabis Cannabis legalization, Health effects
Health care professionals Pamphlet: Lower Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines (The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Health effects
Health care professionals Clearing the Smoke on Cannabis: Medical Use of Cannabis and Cannabinoids (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction) Cannabis for medical purposes
Health care professionals Cannabis Effects on the Developing Brain (Schizophrenia Society of Canada) Health effects
Health care professionals Resources for Nurses (Canadian Nurses Association) Cannabis for medical purposes, Cannabis legalization
Pregnant or breastfeeding Resources for pregnant women (The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada) Health effects
Pregnant or breastfeeding Clearing the Smoke on Cannabis: Maternal Cannabis Use During Pregnancy (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction) Health effects
Pregnant or breastfeeding Thinking about using cannabis before or during pregnancy? Health effects
Media Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, passed in Senate Cannabis legalization
Media Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Cannabis in Canada Cannabis legalization
Adults You asked about cannabis, we answered Cannabis legalization
Media The Cannabis Act: The Facts Cannabis legalization
Media Cannabis Public Education Activities Cannabis legalization
Adults Cannabis and the border Cannabis legalization
Adults Excise duty framework for cannabis Cannabis legalization
Adults Canadian Cannabis Survey 2017
Canadian Cannabis Survey 2018
Research and data
Adults National cannabis survey Research and data
Adults Cannabis Stats Hub Research and data
Adults Research in Substance Use: Cannabis Research and data
Adults Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey Research and data
Indigenous peoples and communities Addictions treatment for First Nations and Inuit Health effects
Indigenous peoples and communities Cannabis-related resources for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Cannabis for medical purposes, Impairment
Health care professionals, Indigenous peoples and communities, Social workers, Municipalities, Community centres Substance Use and Addictions Program Health effects
Adults (Alberta) Using cannabis responsibly (Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Cannabis for medical purposes, Impairment
Adults (New Brunswick) In Control - Cannabis information portal (Government of New Brunswick) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Cannabis for medical purposes, Impairment, Youth
Parents, Teachers and educators, Social workers Talking Pot with Youth (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction) Youth
Parents, Teachers and educators, Social workers Cannabis and Canada's children and youth (Canadian Paediatric Society) Youth
Parents, Teachers and educators, Social workers Marijuana: What parents need to know (Caring for kids) Youth
Youth and young adults Pursue Your Passion - Experiential events program Youth, Health effects, Impairment
Youth and young adults Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines (LRCUG) for Youth (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Health effects
Youth and young adults, Indigenous peoples and communities, Teachers and educators, parents Augmented reality poster: Doobie or Not Doobie? That is the Question!(Government of Northwest Territories) Youth, Health effects
Youth and young adults, Indigenous peoples and communities, teachers and educators, parents Augmented reality poster: Blazed and Confused? (Government of Northwest Territories) Youth, Health effects
Youth and young adults, Indigenous peoples and communities, teachers and educators, parents Augmented reality poster: Stoned Cold Facts (Government of Northwest Territories) Youth, Health effects
Youth and young adults, Indigenous peoples and communities, teachers and educators, parents Augmented reality poster: Homegrown (Government of Northwest Territories) Youth, Health effects
Youth and young adults, Indigenous peoples and communities, teachers and educators, parents Poster series (First Nations Health Authority) Youth, Health effects, Cannabis legalization
Adults (British Columbia) Get Cannabis Clarity - Information portal (Government of British Columbia) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Cannabis for medical purposes, Impairment, Youth
Adults (Quebec) Encadrement du cannabis - Information portal (Gouvernement du Québec) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Impairment, Youth
Adults (Northwest Territories) Cannabis in the Northwest Territories (Government of Northwest Territories) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Impairment, Youth
Adults (Newfoundland and Labrador) Cannabis in Newfoundland and Labrador (Government of Newfoundland and Labrador) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Impairment, Youth
Adults (Prince Edward Island) Just the Facts - Cannabis information portal (Government of Prince Edward Island) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Impairment, Youth
Adults (Nova Scotia) Video series: Be in the Know About Cannabis (Government of Nova Scotia) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Impairment, Youth
Adults (Saskatchewan) Cannabis in Saskatchewan (Government of Saskatchewan) Cannabis legalization, Health effects
Adults, Youth and young adults (Saskatchewan) Cannabis and driving (Government of Saskatchewan) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Cannabis for medical purposes, Impairment, Youth
Parents (Ontario) Legalization of Recreational Cannabis - Resources for Parents (Government of Ontario) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Impairment, Youth
Adults (Alberta) Cannabis facts (Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Cannabis for medical purposes, Impairment, Youth
Adults Cannabis market data Research and data
Adults Cannabis and international travel Cannabis legalization
Adults, Parents, Youth and young adults Video series - Cannabis public education Cannabis legalization, health effects, impairment
Adults, Parents, Youth and young adults Cannabis-impaired driving (CAA-Canadian Automobile Association) Impairment
Adults Fact sheet: Environmental Health Risks of Personal Cannabis Cultivation (National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health) Cannabis legalization
Adults Growing at Home: Health and Safety Concerns for Personal Cannabis Cultivation (National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health) Cannabis legalization
Adults, Parents, Youth and young adults Know the Health Effects of Cannabis - Infographic (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction) Health effects
Adults Canada's lower-risk cannabis use guidelines (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Health effects
Adults FAQ Lower-risk cannabis use guidelines Health effects
Adults Edible Cannabis, Cannabis Extracts and Cannabis Topicals: A Primer on the New Cannabis Products (Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction) Health effects
Health care professionals Talking to Patients About Recreational Cannabis (Ontario Medical Association) Health care, health effects
Health care professionals, Adults and parents What You Should Know About Recreational Cannabis - Infographic (Ontario Medical Association) Health care, health effects
Health care professionals Non-Medical Cannabis Resource - Healthcare professionals (Centre for Effective Practice) Health care, health effects
Health care professionals Cannabasics (Canadian Public Health Association) Health care, health effects
Teachers and educators Cannabis Education Resources (Ontario Physical and Health Education Association) Health effects, Youth
Teachers and educators Weed Out the Risk - Educational program on cannabis-impaired driving (Springboard) Impairment, Youth
Teachers and educators Preventing problematic substance use by enhancing student well-being (Western University) Health effects, Youth
Teachers and educators Cannabis and the brain: Know the facts - Poster Health effects, Youth
Teachers and educators Cannabis use and youth resources (University of Waterloo) Health effects, Youth
Teachers and educators Legalization of Recreational Cannabis - Resources for Teachers (Government of Ontario) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Youth
Youth and young adults, Parents, Teachers and educators Impaired Driving - Resources Youth, Impairment
Youth and young adults, Parents, Teachers and educators The Blunt Truth: Useful tips about safer ways to use cannabis (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Health effects, youth
Youth and young adults Weed Myths - Cannabis information portal (Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program) Cannabis legalization, Health effects, Impairment, Youth
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