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Preventing harm through emergency preparedness, surveillance, health impact assessments and risk management and communication.

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Growing at Home: Health and Safety Concerns for Personal Cannabis Cultivation

Personal cultivation as described by the proposed Cannabis Act (2017) will permit adults to cultivate up to four cannabis plants per household. This provision is intended to both promote equity by facilitating access to legal cannabis, particularly when retail outlets are difficult to access, and to undercut the black market. However, indoor cultivation and processing of cannabis may also...

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Workshops Presentations

Communicating the Risk of Infectious Diseases in a Changing Climate

One of the threats to public health that a changing climate brings is the risk of emerging and resurgence of infectious disease outbreaks. To ensure that the public, health professionals and policy makers receive timely information, effective risk communication must be used. NCCED and NCCID jointly presented a webinar last year that provided different perspectives on communicating risk in an “...

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