The Cannabis Forum is open to everyone in the community. It is taking place at 7:00 p.m., June 19th, 2018 at Elks Lodge in North Bay, Ontario.

What Parents, Guardians, Grandparents, Caregivers and you need to know about Cannabis – (from a variety of speakers).

Speakers & Topics:

Dr. R. Dell’Aquilla: Addiction Medicine Specialist
Will speak on what cannabis is, the effects of cannabis and the health risks.

Dr. J. Chirico: Medical Officer of Health
Will speak about ways to reduce the harms associated with cannabis use and how to talk to kids about it.

Curtis Latimer:  Pharmacist
Will speak on why people use medical cannabis and what the regulations around medical cannabis are.

Constable Kim Davidson: OPP Drug Recognition Officer
Will speak to:

  • Is it okay to drive around after getting high?
  • How will you test for impaired driving?
  • Is enforcement charging drivers presently for driving high and what are the fines for impaired with drugs?

Detective Constable B. Reaume: North Bay City Police Street Crime
Will speak to the age people will need to be to buy & use cannabis, where can it be used as well as what the legal limits around possession and growth will be.

Following a five-minute presentation from the speakers, the session will be opened to the public to ask questions.


North Bay Elks Lodge #25
325 Elks Lane
North Bay, ON P1B 7T6

The event is organized by the North Bay & Area Community Drug Strategy Committee in association with the Road Safety Challenge initiative.

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