This is Public Health

Legalizing cannabis - Clearing the smoke

Canada is poised to pass the Cannabis Act. But, is it just about providing legal access to the drug?

Regulations that lessen the risks and enhance the benefits of legalization will be key to the success of the policy.

On November 23, 2017, the School of Public Health welcomed Assistant Professor Elaine Hyshka for the fifth installment of the This is Public Health lecture series. Hyshka discussed what the Act means for Canadians, and the additional steps needed to protect public health.

To view the recording of the lecture: