Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Policy Brief

Standing Committee on Health: Women’s Health Brief

Submitted to the Standing Committee on Health on Women’s Health in October 2022.
Takes an evidence-based look at how sex and gender are essential in understanding the role substance use plays in human health, risks of diseases and conditions, personalized clinical and consumer advice, and effective health promotion. Summarizes key findings from CCSA research on women’s health, including the updated Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines and Clearing the Smoke: Cannabis Use During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.

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