Resources 2019-02-05T19:44:38+00:00

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Explore cannabis topics in more depth

Your Cannabis Questions, Answered: Mood.

Canadians are talking about cannabis. We’re listening and experts are answering.

Your Cannabis Questions, Answered: How can you talk to kids about it?

Canadians want the facts about cannabis, so we invited them to ask experts their questions. We heard: How should you talk to your kids about cannabis? Find out what our health and safety experts had to say.


DFK  Cannabis Talk Kit – Know How to Talk With Your Teen

Talking with your kids about pot isn’t always easy. DFK’s Cannabis Talk Kit offers information about cannabis and practical tips on how to get the conversation started.

CAMH  Cannabis: What Parents/Guardians and Caregivers Need to Know

This fact sheet on cannabis is for parents, /guardians and caregivers of youth in grades 6 to 12. It provides information about cannabis, cannabis legalization, risks, signs of a problem, how to help your child, and where to get more information and support.

CSSDP  Sensible Cannabis Education A Toolkit for Educating Youth

Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP) is a national grassroots network of student and youth chapters working on drug policy issues facing their communities.


CCSA  Effects of Cannabis Use during Adolescence Report

For over 25 years, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) has provided national leadership to advance solutions that will reduce the harms of alcohol and drugs on individuals and their families. Part of our unique role involves bringing people and knowledge together to effect changes in policy, practice and programs, and make a difference in the lives of Canadians. This role includes advancing knowledge and promoting research on the disease of addiction and issues around substance abuse in Canada and globally.


PARENT ACTION ON DRUGS   Stats, Facts and Talking Points

You may feel like your teen is tuning you out but, the truth is, they’re listening more than you think! In fact, parents have been shown to have an important and growing influence when it comes to teens’ use of alcohol and other drugs.


CCES   Cannabis in Sport Education Kit

Athletes subject to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP) must be aware that the legalization of cannabis does not affect the status of cannabis in sport. Cannabis continues to be a prohibited substance and a positive test can still result in a sanction. This kit contains materials to help coaches, administrators, teachers and others to deliver the message about cannabis in sport to your athletes and fellow support personnel.