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Cannabis Legalization October 17, 2018

This message for our school community contains information regarding the legalization of cannabis. On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal in Ontario. To buy, have or use cannabis you must be 19 or older. Cannabis remains illegal for anyone under 19 years of age. The Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board does not permit smoking or the use of cannabis at school or board sanctioned activities or events. All students are reminded of the Student Code of Conduct where expectations of behavior are outlined, including consequences for being under the influence of alcohol or drugs. For more information and resources, please visit the board website or speak to your school administrator.

The following resources provide facts about cannabis, risk factors associated with use, and ways to engage youth in the conversation about cannabis.

Resources for Parents:
-https://smh-assist.ca/wp-content/uploads/P ...
-https://www.drugfreekidscanada.org/wp-cont ...







Cannabis Legalization October 17, 2018