Cannabis in Children and Youth

Paying Close Attention to Prevent Poisoning

In recognition of National Poison Prevention Week, March 15 – 21, 2020, the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute hosted a webinar on March 17, 2020.

The webinar will provide information on:
  • the toxicity of cannabis and safety concerns for children and youth;
  • the importance of education for parents and caregivers based on the current Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) recommendations; and
  • preventing unintentional poisoning from cannabis in children.

This webinar is relevant to early educators, healthcare professionals, researchers, and community partners.

Click here to view the webinar.

  • Date: March 17, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
    (Saskatchewan Time)
  • Type: Adobe Connect
For more information, visit Cannabis and Poisoning in Children.

Dr. Michael Rieder

CIHR-GSK Chair in Paediatric
Clinical Pharmacology, University of Western Ontario