Psychotic Disorder and Cannabis Use

Published by
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Description

This report examines hospitalisation trends related to cannabis use and mental and behavioural disorders in Canada between 2006 and 2015.

During this period, the rate of hospitalizations related to cannabis use and mental and behavioural disorders more than doubled and the rate of hospitalizations specific to cannabis-related psychotic disorder tripled.

This research supports monitoring the impacts of cannabis legalization and regulation.