Report Author(s): Babul S, Cheng P, Rajabali F, Turcotte K, Zargaran A

Classification: _Full Collection, All Journal Articles, Cannabis, Children & Youth, Surveillance


The study looks at the three-year period before recreational cannabis legalization in Canada in order to set a baseline for future comparisons. Researchers extracted data from the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting & Prevention Program (CHIRPP) database between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2018.

Suggested Citation: Cheng P, Zargaran A, Rajabali F, Turcotte K, Babul S. Original quantitative research – Setting the baseline: a description of cannabis poisonings at a Canadian pediatric hospital prior to the legalization of recreational cannabis. (2020 May/Jun). Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, 40:5/6.

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