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Setting the Legal Age for Access to Cannabis in Canada: Bridging Neuroscience, Policy, and Prevention

Neuropsychopharmacology volume 43, pages 213214 (2018) | Download Citation

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  1. Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

    • Rebecca J Haines-Saah
  2. School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    • Emily K Jenkins


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