Looking through the Kaleidoscope of Cannabis: Presumptions, Policy and Practice

When:
February 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
2020-02-10T10:00:00-05:00
2020-02-10T11:30:00-05:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YouthREX
1.844.876.5433

Youth have the highest rates of cannabis use in Ontario: one in five Grade 7-12 students and 38% of young adults aged 18-29 use cannabis, compared to 14.5 of all adults.

  • How can we support young people to make informed decisions about cannabis use?
  • What does the rapidly-changing legislation and commercialisation of cannabis mean for youth?
  • How can youth workers draw from the best available evidence around the health and social impacts of cannabis in their work with young people?

YouthREX in collaboration with East Metro Youth Services and the York Research Chair in Youth and Contexts of Inequity is hosting a livestream of a Keynote Presentation by Dr. Oyedeji Ayonrinde, a leading scholar on youth mental health and cannabis literacy.

Explore Our Network

Get Connected

Sign up to receive communications from Niagara Connects! We will keep you connected with what’s going on in our community, without spamming your inbox. Get started now!
NiagaraConnects-logo
Niagara Knowledge Exchange is powered by a Niagara-wide network of people for collaboration, planning, learning, innovation and community action toward a stronger future for Niagara. We work hard to help foster a culture of Niagara-focused research and evidence-informed planning to support your community development innovations. To learn more about Niagara Connects, please visit our central website: www.niagaraconnects.ca or contact us: Email: info@niagaraconnects.ca, Phone: 905-688-6236
Copyright © 2018 Niagara Connects. All rights reserved.