The information found in Cannabis Made Clear is bolstered by the expertise of the peer reviewers who helped ensure its accuracy. The Ontario Cannabis Store would like to thank the following individuals who provided their unpaid time to peer-review components of the material. We also extend our gratitude to two anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments and suggestions.
Dr. Sandeep Raha
Dr. Sandeep Raha is an associate professor at McMaster University, Department of Pediatrics, and a faculty member at the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR) led by the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine Initiative for Innovation in Healthcare at McMaster University.
Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit at McGill University and a participating faculty member at the McGill Research Centre for Cannabis.
Dr. Mark Asbridge
Dr. Mark Asbridge is a professor in the departments of Community Health and Epidemiology and Emergency Medicine at Dalhousie University.
Looking for more information about the topics explored in Cannabis Made Clear? We recommend the following resources.
Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s Get Sensible Campaign
The Sensible Cannabis Education toolkit aims to support adults in having informed and non-judgmental conversations with young people about cannabis.
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Lower Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines
Developed by a group of experts in addiction and health sciences, these evidence-informed recommendations suggest ways consumers can lower their risk when consuming cannabis.
Public Health Ontario
Here you’ll find a range of presentations, evidence briefs, reports and Q&As about cannabis and public health in Ontario.
Public Safety Canada: Buying Cannabis — What You Need to Know
Learn more about the risks of buying illegal cannabis and what to look for to ensure you’re purchasing from a legal source.
Health Canada: Consumer Information
Intended for patients, this leaflet provides an overview of how and why cannabis may be authorized by healthcare professionals for medical purposes in Canada.
Health Canada: Information for Health Care Professionals
This document gives a summary of peer-reviewed literature and international reviews focused on potential therapeutic uses and harmful effects of cannabis and cannabinoids.
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If you or someone you know is struggling with substance use, the following organizations and resources can connect you with help.
ConnexOntario provides a 24-hour information service for adults looking for mental health and addictions services across the province.
Breaking Free provides Ontarians with free access to digital programming and addictions resources.