Smoke signals: what does legalised cannabis mean for mental health?

1830-1930, Wed 26th September 2018

B304, LT1, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT Map

“It’s been too easy for our kids to get marijuana – and for criminals to reap the profits. Today, we change that.” – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

“The grey zone of something being illegal but not effectively prevented has permitted the worst of all worlds to arise”. – Former UK Conservative Party Leader William Hague.

Around the world, the legal status of cannabis is changing. Now is the time to ask hard questions: With increasing evidence supporting the medicinal use of cannabis, what shifts policy? What is the evidence for a link between cannabis and mental illness? Is it possible to change the law in a way that maximises benefit, and minimises harm?

Join our panel of experts at Mental Health Question Time on Wed 26th September for a lively public discussion about a vital public health issue.

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