Cannabis education should aim to normalize — not prevent — safe and legal use
Many of us grew up in a society that prohibited the use of cannabis. When cannabis was legalized in 2018, it was a major shift for most Canadians. How successful have we been in changing the mindset from it being an illegal and stigmatized drug to one that is legal and socially acceptable?
Education about cannabis has been inconsistent across Canada. Evidence to support the best approach for cannabis education and awareness campaigns is lacking and historically focused on risk-based messages to encourage people to “do not use.”
Original Article Source Credits: The GrowthOp , https://www.thegrowthop.com/
Article Written By: Maisam Najafizada
Original Article Posted on: Mar 09, 2021
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