Cannabis Events

April 8, 2019
  • Let's Talk Cannabis!

    April 8, 2019  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Peterborough Public Library, 345 Aylmer St N, Peterborough, ON K9H 3V7, Canada

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    Let's Talk Cannabis!

    Join us for an interactive youth education session on cannabis and mental health in Peterborough.

    Cannabis is legal ... but is it safe to use?

    Early and regular marijuana use has been associated with an increased risk of psychosis and schizophrenia. Youth are especially vulnerable.

    Speakers:

    Kaelen Boyd, MSW - Policy Analyst, Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
    Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, MD - Medical Officer of Health, Peterborough Public Health
    Gordon Langill - Director of Programs and Services, CMHA
    Tanya Kowalenko - Educator, CMHA
    Ilyas Khamis - Lived Experience Speaker

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April 9, 2019
  • Cannabis and Your Health

    April 9, 2019  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Peterborough Public Health, 185 King St, Peterborough, ON K9J 2R8, Canada

    Do you have questions about cannabis and its impact on our health? This session will explore current research and evidence regarding the health effects of cannabis for both medical and non-medical use. Current data around cannabis use prevalence in Canada will be reviewed, as well as special considerations for specific populations, including individuals with a history of mental health issues.

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May 14, 2019
  • Cannabis and Youth

    May 14, 2019  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Peterborough Public Health, 185 King St, Peterborough, ON K9J 2R8, Canada

    How can we equip young people with the tools to make informed choices about cannabis use? This session explores common perceptions about cannabis among young people and explores strategies for engaging young people in non-judgemental, unbiased conversations about cannabis-related benefits, risks, and potential harms.

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