Press Release: Expert: National Cannabis Survey

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The National Cannabis Survey is used to understand cannabis use and purchasing patterns in Canada, its impact on the economy, and to inform evidence-based national and provincial strategies, policies, and programs. (Statistics Canada) Here is an expert from McGill University who can provide comment on this topic: Dr. Mark Ware, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine  “These data give an interesting snapshot of adult cannabis use in 2023. His research interests include evaluating the safety and efficacy of novel approaches to pain management, such as cannabis and music. Deeper questions of why people are using cannabis, and what proportion of this cannabis use may be seen as problematic, are not addressed with these data. PUBLISHED: 19 March 2024 New data show that, in 2023, five years after non-medical cannabis use was legalized, over one-third of younger adults aged 18 to 44 years and one in seven adults aged 45 years and older had used cannabis in the previous 12 months.

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New data show that, in 2023, five years after non-medical cannabis use was legalized, over one-third of younger adults aged 18 to 44 years and one in seven adults aged 45 years and older had used cannabis in the previous 12 months. The National Cannabis Survey is used to understand cannabis use and purchasing patterns in Canada, its impact on the economy, and to inform evidence-based national and provincial strategies, policies, and programs. (Statistics...

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