Mark Asbridge

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CRISM-Quebec-Maritimes: Research on interventions in drug misuse

2014/15-2020/21 • $2,374,845 • PI,CO,Other
Substance misuse remains a significant global public health problem which carries a heavy burden for abusers and their families alike. This disorder is indeed associated with suffering and severe health problems in patients, distress among family members, as well as tremendous costs to society....

Evaluation of the effect of cannabis legalization on road safety.

2017/18-2020/21 • $693,893 • PI,CO
Marijuana is the second most widely used recreational drug in the world after alcohol. It impairs the skills required for safe driving, and increases the risk of car crashes. The Canadian federal government will introduce laws to legalize marijuana in Apr 2017. It will then take approximately 18...

Assessing the impacts of the Cannabis Act on patterns of motor vehicle collision injuries among youth and young adults in emergency departments across Canada

2018/19 • $124,628 • PI,CO
The Canadian Federal government intends to legalize adult recreational cannabis use via the Cannabis Act on October 17, 2018. The Canadian Pediatric Society and the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police have expressed concern about how cannabis legalization might exacerbate patterns of motor...