‘Parents are the best prevention’? Troubling assumptions in cannabis policy and prevention discourses in the context of legalization in Canada

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“Parents are the best prevention’? Troubling assumptions in cannabis policy and prevention discourses in the context of legalization in Canada” is a research summary which outlines a study by Haines-Saah, Slemon and Jenkins (2018) for which a reference can be found below. This research includes interviews with a total of 16 parents on their experience of talking to their children about cannabis. Parents also discussed challenges they faced as well as supports that would be useful to parents in having conversations about cannabis.

Haines-Saah, R. J., Mitchell, S., Slemon, A., & Jenkins, E. K. (2018). ‘Parents are the best prevention’? Troubling assumptions in cannabis policy and prevention discourses in the context of legalization in Canada. International Journal of Drug Policy.