Cannabis and Psychosis receives MHCC Award


The Cannabis and Psychosis project was selected to receive The Mental Health Commission of Canada's Research Award. The award was announced Oct 16th, 2012, at an ceremony in Ottawa, Ontario.[more]

Marijuana is harmless? Are we blinded by a smoke screen?


Marijuana’s public image has undergone a stunning transformation since the scare-mongering of Reefer Madness and the dope comedies of Cheech and Chong, but many doctors believe that weed’s rehabilitation as a virtual wonder drug...

Cannabis use causes a temporary cognitive breakdown in nonpsychotic individuals


Cannabis use causes a temporary cognitive breakdown in nonpsychotic individuals, leading to long-term psychosis, new research shows.  In an imaging study, investigators at the University of Bergin, in Norway, report that...[more]

Cannabis and Psychosis: Sharing our Knowledge Workshop


Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Interactive Sessions: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Reception & Performance: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Click here to download the poster. Click here to register online. Please join us for an interactive...[more]

Article: Persistent cannabis users show neuropsychological decline from childhood to midlife


Abstract Recent reports show that fewer adolescents believe that regular cannabis use is harmful to health. Concomitantly, adolescents are initiating cannabis use at younger ages, and more adolescents are using cannabis on a...[more]

Presentation at the National Anti-Drug Strategy


Presentation at the knowledge exchange symposium on Engaging Vulnerable Youth, National Anti-Drug Strategy, Toronto. March 8, 2012.[more]

The Art of Public Health Conference


University of Toronto, Oct. 1, 2010: We will showcase the digital stories as an example of an effective way to incorporate arts-based approaches into the project.[more]