Using municipal wastewater to measure Canadians' consumption of cannabis and opioids

Articles and reports: 13-605-X201800154922

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Over the last number of months, Statistics Canada has been updating the national statistical system to measure the production, consumption and distribution of non-medical cannabis. To date, this work has involved updating classification standards (such as the North American Product Classification), developing models that take existing information (mainly from health and social surveys) and transform it into estimates of consumption and expenditure, as well as undertaking new surveys on cannabis consumption.

Issue Number: 2018001
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