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Featured Resources

FACTSHEET: As of October 17, 2018, it is legal for adults in Canada to use cannabis (pot, weed, marijuana) for non-medicinal or recreational purposes. Youth workers and service providers in the sector are in a unique position to provide important information. This factsheet outlines eight things to know about cannabis legalization and youth in Ontario.
TOOLKIT: Created for educators, as well as parents, this resource aims to support adults in having informed and non-judgmental conversations with young people about cannabis.
FACTSHEET: This factsheet outlines six questions to learn more from youth using cannabis, and was developed by Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy as part of their toolkit to support realistic and evidence-based cannabis education for youth.
TOOLKIT: This guide acknowledges that substance use is complex (not just “good” or “bad”) and has the potential to both help and harm. This booklet was developed to help the user better understand their relationship with the substances they use.

What we're thinking

April 24, 2019

by Danielle Musselman
Research Assistant, YouthREX

April 18, 2019

by Canadian Bahá’í News Service
The Bahá’í Community of Canada