Paediatrics & Youth

Associations, Organizations & Societies

Canadian Childhood Cannabinoid Clinical Trials (C4T)

  • Academic research team made up of parents, doctors and scientists assembled to study medical cannabis in children. Learn More

Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Canadian Paediatric Society

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Government of Canada

Kids Help Phone

Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program

Articles & Research

Is medical use of cannabis a therapeutic option for children? Canadian Paediatric Society (2016)

Association of Cannabis With Cognitive Functioning in Adolescents and Young Adults JAMA Psychiatry (2018)

Association of Cannabis Use in Adolescence and Risk of Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidality in Young Adulthood JAMA Psychiatry (2019)

Hypotension associated with ingestion of cannabinoids in two children with cancer Canadian Medical Association Journal (2016)

Psychosis in Cannabis Youth Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging (2018)

Sensible Cannabis Education: A Toolkit for Educating Youth Canadian Students For Sensible Drug Policy

Counselling adolescents and parents about cannabis: A primer for health professionals Canadian Paediatric Society (2002)

Is cannabis safe to use? Facts for youth aged 13-17 years. Government of Canada

Cannabis Talk Kit  Drug Free Kids Canada

Medicinal and synthetic cannabinoids for pediatric patients: a review of clinical effectiveness and guidelines CADTH Rapid Response Reports (2019)

Cannabis and adolescent brain development Pharmacology and Therapeutics (2015)

Persistent cannabis users show neuropsychological decline from childhood to midlife Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2012)