Reviews research about the effects of smoking cannabis on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems (heart and lungs). Findings of the report include that cannabis smoke contains many of the same chemicals as tobacco smoke, emerging evidence that quitting cannabis smoking can reverse some of the n…
CCSA's Issues of Substance Conference
CCSA’s Issues of Substance is the flagship event of the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA). The biennial event is Canada’s only national conference that brings together addiction workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers, knowledge brokers, and people with dir…
Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19: Spotlight on Canadian Households with Young Children [infographic]
Highlights key data from the Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19: Spotlight on Gender and Household Size summary report. Also provides tips and resources to help Canadians cope with stress, anxiety and substance use during the pandemic.Learn more about Mental Health and Substance Use During COVID-19: Spotlight on Canadian Households with Young Children [infographic]
Are There Risks to Vaping Cannabis?
The videos below provide an overview of cannabis vaping and its risks. They touch on the different mental and physical risks that are linked with vaping cannabis and provide recommendations on how to lower the risks if one chooses to vape cannabis.
To compliment the videos, we have produced Talking to Youth about Cannabis Vaping, a guide for healthcare professionals.
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