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To ensure you have the latest, most accurate information on cannabis, we encourage you to order our completely updated Cannabis Toolkit.

Released today, this revised edition is the only resource specifically written for senior care professionals. It will help you understand the federal and provincial legal framework, proactively put policies in place, and support your decision-making.

The 46-page toolkit was developed in collaboration with DDO Health Law and MediSystem Pharmacy, and it provides you with accurate, up-to-date, critical guidance with respect to recreational and medical cannabis since legalization. It includes the following:

  • An overview of the federal and provincial legal landscape
  • Risk management considerations
  • Accommodating cannabis in the workplace
  • Regulation and possession of cannabis
  • Guidance for physicians and nurse practitioners
  • Clinical and legal issues
  • Policy templates on medical and recreational cannabis for resident and staff use

To order the latest edition, complete the order form and fax it to 905-851-0744 or email it to bpetrovsky@advantageontario.ca.

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