Preparing the social statistics system for the legalization of cannabis

Articles and reports: 75-006-X201800154979


In anticipation of legislation (Bill C-45) legalizing cannabis for non medical use coming into force, Statistics Canada has undertaken a thorough review of its capability to evaluate the bill’s impact. This document focuses on the agency’s social statistics system—specifically, surveys and administrative databases designed to collect information related to health and health care; law enforcement; the justice system and community safety and well-being; education; and labour.

Issue Number: 2018001
Author(s): Wilkins, Kathryn; Mazowita, Benjamin; Rotermann, Michelle
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