Legalizing Marijuana in Canada — A Double-Edged Sword: A Response to Recent Commentaries

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School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

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I am very grateful to Rehm and colleagues1 and Lake and Kerr2 for their interesting and insightful commentaries on my editorial “Legalizing and regulating marijuana in Canada: review of potential economic, social and health impacts.”3 In their responses, Lake and Kerr2 offer additional insights and considerations on the public health implications of recreational marijuana legalization and Rehm and colleagues1 explain that economic, social, and health impacts of the legalization will largely depend on the design and implementation of appropriate legal and regulatory framework... (Read more...)

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