Joint Webinar: Engaging youth expertise in substance use program and policy development

Date: March 11th, 2021 at 1pm PST Title: Coping and hoping: engaging youth expertise Description: This is a joint webinar hosted by McCreary in partnership with the Canadian

Egon Jonsson, PhD: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): A Policy Perspective

Egon Jonsson, PhD First Published March 5, 2019 Editorial The link between alcohol use and poor pregnancy outcome may have been observed for thousands of years, as

Legal Status of Cannabis (Policy and Regulations)

​​​​​​​​​​Laws about cannabis The ​ Cannabis Act (in effect October 17, 2018) r​egulates the production, possession, distribution and sale of cannabis in Canada. The objectives of the Act

New Terrain: Integrating Trauma and Gender Informed Responses into Substance Use Practice and Policy

Tuesday May 22, 2018 9:00 Pacific/ Noon Eastern Register Now There is growing evidence of the effectiveness of integrating an understanding of trauma, gender, and

USA: The Problem With Penalizing Women Who Drink While Pregnant

A new study, published today in Alcohol and Alcoholism, is the first published piece in a large-scale project examining state-level policies regarding alcohol use during

Social Reference Prices for Alcohol: A Tool for Canadian Governments to Promote a Culture of Moderation

Overview Most provincial liquor distribution and control authorities in Canada set social reference prices (SRPs) for alcoholic beverages, otherwise known as “floor” or “minimum” prices.

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