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Marijuana Legalization: Concordia University Experts Guide

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Posted on October 5, 2018

Marijuana is set to become legal across Canada on October 17. Below are several Concordia researchers who can discuss this historic event from several angles, from addiction to policy to business.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you wish to set up an interview with any of our experts.


Behavioural Finance: how users spend money on marijuana
Reena Atanasiadis, Senior Lecturer, Finance, John Molson School of Business
(514) 848-2424 ext. 2961
r.atanasiadis@concordia.ca

Effects of marijuana on health; Age guidelines; Usage risk for youth
James McIntosh, Professor, Department of Economics
(514) 848-2424 ext. 3910
james.mcintosh@concordia.ca

Drug use and addiction among adolescents and young adults; Indigenous youth addiction
Roisin O’Connor, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
(514) 848-2424 ext. 2248
roisin.oconnor@concordia.ca

Canadian and Quebec marijuana policy
Guy Lachapelle, Professor, Department of Political Science
(514) 848-2424 ext. 8704
guy.lachapelle@concordia.ca

Marketing marijuana; Marijuana communications strategies
Harold Simpkins, Senior Lecturer, Marketing, John Molson School of Business
(514) 848-2424 ext. 2955
harold.simpkins@concordia.ca

Edibles
Jordan LeBel, Associate Professor, Marketing, John Molson School of Business
(514) 848-2424 ext. 2907 
jordan.lebel@concordia.ca

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