Youth substance use is a critical and evolving health issue. Evidence shows that people aged 15 to 24 years old use substances more often and experience more harms than other age groups. Understanding youth substance use trends is essential. This information helps policy makers, youth allies and health professionals to minimize risks and harms.
Cannabis Use, Harms and Perceived Risks among Canadian Students (Report at a Glance)
Summarizes the technical report on student drug use surveys taken before legalization. The report concludes that up to one-third of students in grades 7 to 12 reported using cannabis, although overall use decreased in the past decade. Males were more likely to report frequent use and report driving…