The use of illicit substances is correlated, meaning that individuals who use one illicit substance are more likely to also use another illicit substance. This association could (partly) be explained by overlapping genetic factors. Genetic overlap may indicate a common underlying genetic predisposition, or can be the result of a causal association.
This report examines hospitalisation trends related to cannabis use and mental and behavioural disorders in Canada between 2006 and 2015.
This webinar is for teachers, parents and others who are seeking information about adolescent cannabis use and reducing cannabis-related harm. Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug among young people worldwide.
Association of Recreational Cannabis Laws in Colorado and Washington State With Changes in Traffic Fatalities, 2005-2017
Importance: An important consequence of cannabis legalization is the potential increase in the number of cannabis-impaired drivers on roads, which may result in higher rates of traffic-related injuries and fatalities. To date, limited information about the effects of recreational cannabis laws (RCLs) on traffic fatalities is available.
This webinar is for teachers, school staff, parents and others who are interested in understanding the effect of drugs on adolescent brain. It explores the development of adolescent brain and how this process is interrupted by the use of alcohol, MDMA and cannabis.
It provides information on harm reduction strategies that parents and teachers can implement amongst teenagers, in order to reduce harm.
The purpose of this study is to benchmark alcohol and cannabis consumption during the COVID-19 outbreak, as well as drivers of behaviour.
This report highlights the results of a Nanos poll commissioned by CCSA during the COVID-19 pandemic.