Cannabis is the second most commonly used drug among secondary students
More about the potential health effects of using cannabis.
Edible cannabis products (edibles) are products that you eat or drink. When cannabis is ingested, it takes much longer to be absorbed into the bloodstream compared to inhaling or vaping. This means it can take longer for the brain and body to feel the effects of edibles. If you choose to use, consider the following:
You should avoid combining cannabis with alcohol and or other substances as it increases impairment. Learn how you can lower your risks when using cannabis.
Learn about the Ontario cannabis laws and safety.
Cannabis use can trigger psychotic episodes which could cause:
If you, or someone you know is experiencing psychotic symptoms that are being triggered by cannabis use, treatment is available at Niagara Region Mental Health. Local options for addiction treatment in Niagara include:
More information on cannabis use and psychosis: