October 25, 2017: On Wednesday, November 1, Dr. Walsh will be speaking about cannabis and mental health at a free community forum on mental health and resiliency. See our media page for more.
October 23, 2017: New research by Dr. Walsh and colleagues suggests that classic psychedelics can help to reduce antisocial behaviour and in turn, reduce the likelihood a person may participate in criminal activity. Read more about it in his recent interview with the Vancouver Sun. See our media page for more coverage.
October 18, 2017: Our lab is co-hosting psychedelic psychotherapists, Richard Yensen and Donna Dryer, on November 2 for a talk titled ‘The Return of Psychedelic Psychotherapy: A Pioneer’s Perspective from a Healing Frontier’.
October 12, 2017: New research out of our lab found that medical cannabis patients prefer accessing cannabis from a dispensary than growing it themselves or purchasing from a friend or stranger. See our media page for more coverage.
October 4, 2017: Dr. Walsh spoke with CBC about McMaster University’s new smoking ban that will disproportionately affect medical cannabis users.
September 13, 2017: Our lab will be observing an opioid substitution program being run by Eden dispensaries. Read more about it here.
September 8, 2017: Graduate student and CSSDP board member, Michelle Thiessen, was interviewed on Power and Politics regarding Ontario’s proposed cannabis regulations and how they may impact young people in that province.
August 1, 2017: The Georgia Straight interviewed Dr. Walsh about a problematic cannabis education campaign that’s showed on in New Brunswick.
July 14, 2017: Graduate students Kim and Michelle had the opportunity to visit Tilray for a tour last week. Tilray is sponsoring our ongoing clinical trial of cannabis for PTSD.
July 11, 2017: A new publication from Dr. Walsh, graduate student Kim Crosby, and colleagues examined patient experiences with dispensaries.
July 1, 2017: Colleagues from the B.C. Centre on Substance Use co-authored a commentary with Dr. Walsh where they fact-checked cannabis legalization claims made by Members of Parliament.
June 19, 2017: In an open letter, signed by our lab and more than 50 researchers across Canada, we urged the federal government to make cannabis research a priority in preparation for upcoming legalization.
June 5, 2017: Noisey explores “why music sounds so good on drugs” in this recent interview with Dr. Walsh.