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17 Oct 2018

Fardous Hosseiny, Canadian Mental Health Association, on cannabis legalisation: ‘Some tax revenue should go to public health’

Presenter

Uruguay’s done it, now Canada.  The use of cannabis for recreational reasons is now absolutely legal throughout the country. There was jubilation as people rushed to buy the drug when the law came into force at midnight, but concerns remain about its link with mental health problems and how drug-impaired driving will be policed. We speak to Fardous Hosseiny, from the Canadian Mental Health Association.