Cannabis legalization - dude, it’s complicated!

On Friday, March 18, CAMH Addiction Rounds presented a webinar: "Cannabis Legalization: Dude, It’s Complicated!."

Learning objectives:

  • Increase awareness of the complexity of cannabis legalization
  • Identify the various agendas for reform
  • Identify the potential conflicts arising

There is no recording for this webinar but the slides are available here.

Presenter:

Mike DeVillaer
Manager, Provincial Projects, CAMH
Assistant Professor,
Psychiatry, McMaster University

Over his three and a half decades with The Addiction Research Foundation and CAMH, Mike has enjoyed a varied career as a clinician, research/evaluation collaborator, educator, and policy advocate. He has played a leadership role in the evolution of the addiction treatment system in both Hamilton and more broadly in Ontario.

Since 1988, Mike has also maintained a part-time faculty appointment in the Depart-ment of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University, and has made substantial contributions to undergraduate medical education at McMaster and in two province-wide medical school initiatives. He was the 1996 recipient of the John C. Sibley Award for Excellence in Health Sciences Research and Education by a Part-time Faculty Member at McMaster. Mike’s current interests include epidemiology of drug problems, drug policy, and health professional education on addictions.

Addictions Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.