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Resources about legal topics related to substance use and abuse


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This online resource is from the Student Legal Services of Edmonton. It includes information about: Controlled Drugs And Substances Act; Possession; Getting Arrested; Defences Available; Possible Sentences For Possession. This resource can also be downloaded as a PDF.

Related keywords: Crimes and offences, Drugs and alcohol

This brochure is designed to assist victims dealing with the aftermath of an alcohol or drug-related crash. The brochure was created and published by Mother's Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in 2009. (PDF - 64 pages
Related keywords: Driving, Drugs and alcohol, Legal process, Victim support and victim rights

Learn more about how to access cannabis for medical purposes.

Related keywords: Drugs and alcohol, Health issues

The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse has a legislated mandate to provide national leadership and to provide objective, evidence-based information and advice that will help reduce the health, social and economic harm associated with substance abuse and addictions. Includes information about workplace drug and alcohol policies.
Related keywords: Drugs and alcohol, Workers' health and safety

Ask an Expert: Cannabis Legalisation with Abby Deshman The video topics in the YouTube series are: 

  • Cannabis and the U.S. Border
  • Cannabis Legalisation
  • Cannabis and the Home
  • When Cannabis is Legal or Illegal
  • Cannabis and the Workplace
  • Cannabis and Driving
Related keywords: Drugs and alcohol

Learn about:

  • Public education resources
  • The legalization and regulation of cannabis
  • Adult possession of cannabis
  • Laws in your area
  • Identifying legal cannabis products
  • Travelling with cannabis
  • Consuming cannabis
  • Cannabis health effects
  • Growing cannabis
  • Access to cannabis for medical purposes
  • Funding for cannabis public education and research
  • Drug-impaired driving
Related keywords: Drugs and alcohol

Information about cannabis, process of legalization, cannabis in provinces and territories, and driving laws.

Related keywords: Driving, Drugs and alcohol, Health issues

This brochure is designed as a resource to provide you with the information you need about cannabis along with some effective tools to help you set the stage for a conversation about cannabis and engage in productive discussions with your teen about cannabis and other substance use. The brochure was produced by Drug Free Kids Canada, in collaboration with Health Canada and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction,

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The purpose of this guide is to help federally-regulated employers address substance dependence in the workplace in a way that is in harmony with human rights legislation. This guide outlines the rights and responsibilities of the employee, job applicants, the employer, unions and/or employee representatives.

Related keywords: Drugs and alcohol, Human rights, Workers' rights and employment standards

This information on impaired driving laws in Canada is prepared by Canada Dept. of Justice. It covers:

  • Drug-impaired driving and
  • Alcohol-impaired driving

It is important to note that provinces and territories have additional laws or regulations that may apply. Make sure to check the laws in your area. Please visit Canada’s impaired driving webpage for statistics, research, and more information on the dangers of driving while impaired.

Related keywords: Driving, Drugs and alcohol

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