February 07, 2019
This toolkit was published by the Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP). HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT: Aligning with CSSDP’s mandate to support drug education efforts and building upon youth consultations on cannabis legalization conducted in Canada, this toolkit responds to calls for the development of realistic and evidence-based cannabis education for youth. 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.
February 05, 2019
This report was published by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use & Addiction (CCSA). HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT: To support interested communities, CCSA created this guide for individuals working with youth, including in public and community health, youth support services, addiction and mental health, education and enforcement. This guide will help you share the evidence-informed findings of the youth and cannabis report with your partners and have a conversation about how you can support the health and well-being of youth in your community.
January 25, 2019
This toolkit was created by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT: This guide takes a harm reduction approach to talking with youth about cannabis. Its purpose is to help those who work with young people to have the right kind of conversations with them about cannabis: conversations that are safe, unbiased, informed and non-judgmental.
October 12, 2018
This factsheet was created by YouthREX. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS 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. A strength of Canada’s updated approach will be the inclusion of substance use harm reduction approaches, which give youth the tools they need to make knowledgeable choices about their health and help them in reducing risks and harms linked to cannabis use. Studies carried out in the last few years show that youth are not always clear on how cannabis use may lead to...
October 12, 2018
This infographic was created by CAMH's Youth Engagement Initiative and the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse (CRISM). HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC: Cannabis is one of the most frequently used substances among young people. In fact, cannabis use is higher in this population than any other age group. This is why a youth version of Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines (LRCUG) was developed for youth, by youth. This youth education resource provides information on safer ways to use cannabis using evidence-based recommendations. It may be also be a useful...