Marijuana information From Health Canada
The Cannabis Talk Kit
As part of a Cannabis Public Education Campaign, Health Canada partnered with Drug Free Kids Canada to support the Cannabis Talk Kit, a tool designed to provide parents with information to talk with their teens about cannabis. Seniors might want to pass this information on to their adult children or use it as a guide to talk with their grandchildren.
As you may already be aware, Canada’s youth have some of the world’s highest rates of cannabis consumption. In 2015, 21% of youth and 30% of young adults reported using cannabis within the last year. We also know that all mind-altering substances — including cannabis — are harmful to the still-developing teen brain.
Parents and grandparents can play an important role in influencing their teens’ lifestyle choices, including decisions about substance use. That’s why it is important that parents have up-to-date information about cannabis and to engage in ongoing conversations with their kids or grandkids. The Cannabis Talk Kit presents some of the questions teens might pose or arguments they might make about cannabis and provides guidance to parents and grandparents on how they might respond.
You can also view or download the Cannabis Talk Kit here.
Information provided by Health Canada Atlantic Region.
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