Cannabis resources

The following resources were developed by Associate Professor Michael Beazely and pharmacy students Anastasiya Shyshlova, Janhavi Malhotra, and Christina In, and by Associate Professor Kelly Grindrod and her team as part of the Pharmacy5in5 project.

Pharmacists and technicians - login to Pharmacy5in5 and join the thousands of pharmacists across Canada who are quizzing themselves on topics like cannabis and pharmacy.

The development of some of these resources was supported by the Waterloo Region Integrated Drugs Strategy and the Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation. The translated versions below were created in collaboration with Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.

General cannabis resources

Cannabis edibles resources

 

Cannabis use and youth resources

5 things to know about cannabis use in youth

 

The following infographics focus on reasons to delay cannabis use and strategies to make using cannabis safer.

 

Translated Cannabis Resources

Our cannabis resources are available in the following languages:
 
Arabic
Chinese, Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Spanish
Tamil
 

Additional resources for pharmacists

Essential Cannabis Knowledge for Pharmacists

This online, self-paced continuing education certificate program was developed by the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) and the University of Waterloo's School of Pharmacy to help practicing pharmacists meet the Ontario College of Pharmacists' (OCP) new requirements for mandatory cannabis education (requirement is effective in 2020).

OCP recognized cannabis education program. Essential cannabis knowledge for pharamacists.

Created by national experts, professors Michael Beazely and Kelly Grindrod, this certificate program has been accredited by the Canadian Council for Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) for 3 CEUs.

Learn more about the program at the Essential Cannabis Knowledge for Pharmacists website.