Cannabis: Community Information Session

Cannabis: Community Information Session
Posted on 11/13/2018
Image of cannabis leaf graphicBringing experts together to share their knowledge about cannabis with the community
With the recent legalization of cannabis in our communities and across the nation, many people have questions about cannabis. KFL&A Public Health is offering a free community information session where they will bring experts together to share their knowledge about cannabis with the community. Presentations will include laws and enforcement related to cannabis, cannabis addiction, cannabis and how it affects pregnancy and breastfeeding, cannabis and mental health, and cannabis and youth. The expert panel will also welcome questions from the community regarding cannabis.

Media are invited to livestream the event
There has been strong interest in this event from the community. In an effort to increase access to this important topic, local media are invited to partner with KFL&A Public Health and livestream the event from their social media platforms. Please let us know if you are interested in attending and if you would like to livestream the event.

When: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: KFL&A Public Health
221 Portsmouth Avenue
Kingston, Ontario

Featured topics and presenters include:

  *   Law and enforcement of cannabis - Filip Winnik, Police Constable, Kingston Police
  *   Smoke-free Ontario Act - Chris Reid, Tobacco Enforcement Officer, KFL&A Public Health
  *   Cannabis during pregnancy and breastfeeding - Dr. Richard Mather, Medical Resident, KFL&A
      Public Health
  *   Cannabis addiction - Tom Revell, Youth Addictions Counselor, Youth Diversion
  *   Cannabis use in youth: the risk for psychosis - Jennifer Jackson, Intake Clinician, and Sue Streight,
      OccupationalTherapist Case Manager, HeadsUp! Early Psychosis Intervention Program