Mental Health Commission of Canada and partners invest $2 million towards researching mental health effects of cannabis use

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The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and its partners have announced the investment of $2 million toward targeted research on the mental health effects of cannabis use among diverse populations in Canada. The joint investment will fund 18 research projects with a focus on subpopulations that are under-represented in current research. How does cannabis impact mental health? Subscribe to Weekend Dispensary, a new weekly newsletter from The GrowthOp. Other groups included in the projects are racialized and Indigenous communities, 2SLGBTQ+ communities and individuals experiencing mental illness. “This important research will identify knowledge gaps, strengthen the evidence base and inform future projects and policy,” said Dr.

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The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and its partners have announced the investment of $2 million toward targeted research on the mental health effects of cannabis use among diverse populations in Canada.

The joint investment will fund 18 research projects with a focus on subpopulations that are under-represented in current research.

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