On April, 5th 2016 we hosted a full-day conference on cannabis and youth health. Researchers from Canada and around the world presented their latest findings, representing both sides of the debate.
- Tomas Paus, PhD, University of Toronto, Cannabis use and brain maturation during adolescence (english)
- Jean-François Morin, Université de Montréal, Directionality of the relation between alcohol consumption, cannabis consumption and cognitive performance (french)
- Louise Arseneault, PhD, King’s College London, Potential outcomes associated with cannabis use: Epidemiological findings from New Zealand (english)
- Natalie Castellanos Ryan, PhD, Université de Montréal, Is cannabis use during adolescence associated with poor cognitive, academic and drug use outcomes in adulthood? (english)
- Scott Mackey, PhD, University of Vermont, ENIGMA Addiction: Brain volume differences in cannabis dependence (english)
- Josiane Bourque, MSc, Univeristé de Montréal, Effects of early onset cannabis use on psychosis risk (french)
- Laura A. Schmidt, PhD, University of California, Medical marijuana laws in the U.S. and their impact on youth cannabis use (english)
- Patricia Conrod, PhD, Youth relevant policies in the context of cannabis decriminalization (english)
- Martin Gignac, MD, FRCP(C), Université de Montréal, A brief intervention for cannabis misusers (french)
- Lionel Carmant, MD, FRCP(C), CHU Sainte-Justine et Université de Montréal, Epilepsy and cannabis as medical treatment (french)
We were very pleased to see the scientific community as well as parents, students, and the general public coming together to learn more about this important issue.
Thank you for joining us!