Need an expert? One year after cannabis legalization in Canada

Posted on Wednesday, October 16, 2019


Cannabis leaf

October 17, 2019, will mark the first anniversary of the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada. What have been the main effects of cannabis legalization on the black market? What have been the impacts on the daily lives of Canadians? Is it time to change the subject and turn our attention to the opioid-related overdose crisis?

Members of the media may directly contact the following experts :

Eugene Oscapella (English and French - Français et anglais) 

Part-time Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Criminology

Office : 613-238-5909

The effects of cannabis on the brain, the impact of legalization on youth and their perception of cannabis.

Andra Smith (English only - Anglais seulement)

Full Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Psychology

Office : 613.562.5800 (2671)


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