Health – September 13, 2017 – Part 4

In Committee from the House of Commons

Health – September 13, 2017 – Part 4

Panellists discuss prevention, treatment, and low-risk use as the committee continues its review of C-45, the Cannabis Act.

The following witnesses offer their viewpoints: Dr. Gabor Maté (addiction expert); Centre for Addiction and Mental Health representatives Benedikt Fischer (senior scientist, Institute for Mental Health Policy Research) and Bernard Le Foll (medical head, Addiction Medicine Service, Acute Care Program); Dr. Eileen de Villa (Toronto’s medical officer of health); Dr. Sharon Levy (director of the Adolescent Substance Abuse Program at Boston Children’s Hospital); as well as Michelle Suarly and Elena Hasheminejad (members of Ontario Public Health Association’s Cannabis Task Group).