School staff receive harm reduction and cognitive behavioral training to eliminate driving high

News School staff receive harm reduction and cognitive behavioral training to eliminate driving high WEEDING OUT THE RISK  Through a partnership with the Ministry of Transportation and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, Lakehead Public Schools teachers, Police Officers and Public Health Nurses will be Weeding Out the Risk on Thursday, February 8. Staff will […]

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Local Students To Get Anti- Crash Course On Cannabis Driving Impairment​

News Local students to get anti- crash course on cannabis driving impairment This is how the story begins   Local health officials are looking to clear the air when it comes to youth driving under the influence of marijuana.    As the legalization of recreational marijuana approaches in Canada, there is increasing concern that there […]

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Government of Canada funds innovative cannabis public education projects targeting young Canadians

News Government of Canada funds innovative cannabis public education projects targeting young Canadians Three Toronto-based organizations will receive $4.1 million in funding    TORONTO, oct. 10, 2018 /CNW/ – on October 17, 2018, the cannabis Act will come into force, marking a significant milestone in the Government of Canada’s commitment to legalizing and strictly regulating […]

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Health Canada’s $3 million dollar multi-year investment

News HEALTH CANADA’S $3 MILLION DOLLAR MULTI-YEAR INVESTMENT Health Canada’s $3 million dollar multi-year investment aims to reach 500,000 youth. Springboard, in partnership with MADD Canada and a cross section of youth and young adult serving community agencies is launching Weed Out the Risk (WOTR), an evidence informed, digital based, multimedia public education program on […]

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