As the Canadian government moves forward with the legalization of recreational marijuana, the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) has prepared a series of recommendations to help mitigate harm to Canada’s youth. David Teplin, PsyD, Adjunct Instructor and advisory board member for the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology chaired the task force who completed the report.
“The legalization of cannabis must be accompanied by public education about the known risks associated with its use,” says Dr. Teplin. “There are important gaps in what is known about the use and abuse of cannabis, and the federal government should invest in further research to address these gaps.”
View the entire position statement here: http://www.cpa.ca/docs/File/Position/Position_Paper_Recommendations_for_the_Legalization_of_Cannabis_in_Canada-September_2017.pdf
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