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Check out our new Cannabis Harm Reduction Tearaways!

These resources were created by youth-for-youth based on the information outlined in our Sensible Cannabis Booklet series. They have been created and optimized for both digital and print. Otherwise known as Tearaways! Get Sensible encourages you to share these with your friends, peers, or adults in your life. Download for free today! :)

Best Practices Checklist!

NEW! A guide for healthcare providers working with young people who (may or may not) use drugs.

Talking to Healthcare Providers Zine!

NEW! Not feeling seen by your family doctor, therapist, or other clinicians in your life? Check out this zine on ways you can feel better supported!

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Guide to (NOT) Greening Out

Get Sensible’s guide to NOT greening out, available for download in a print yourself zine.

Stoner affirmations + self-care tips

A “print-your-own” affirmations and self-care zine dedicated to youth stoners who smoke weed.

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DIY Edibles Info + Tips

A recipe guide that breaks down the math you need for making safe(r) edibles at home!

Bong Water Checkpoint

Safer smoking harm reduction tips specific to bongs.

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How People Use Weed

Exploring methods of consumption aka how young people use weed.

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Why People Use Weed

Exploring motivations for why young people use weed.

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How to read a cannabis label

A detailed description of how to read weed product’s labels from licensed retailers in Canada.

cover image of an infographic on the TV show Euphoria.

Dare vs. Euphoria

A critical look at the show Euphoria and how drug use is represented.

Harm Reduction Tips for Young People Who Use Cannabis

  1. Start low and go slow
  2. Consider appropriate time and place
  3. Choose less risky cannabis products
  4. Choose safer methods of cannabis consumption
  5. Utilize safer smoking practices
  6. Reduce the amount of cannabis used, and how frequently it is used
  7. Avoid synthetic cannabis altogether
  8. Avoid mixing cannabis with tobacco and alcohol
  9. Don’t drive high – have a plan for transportation before using cannabis
  10. Consider your risk profile and avoid using cannabis if pregnant

An illustration of Get Sensible Project Facilitator, Heath D’Alessio, wearing a polka dot cardigan and baggy overalls.
An illustration of Get Sensible Project Manager, Sean Bristowe, wearing a blue collared button up shirt and dark blue jeans.

Tips for Parents and Educators

  1. Education grounded in evidence-based information
  2. Non-judgmental, open dialogue that uses interactive approaches
  3. Meaningful inclusion
  4. Delivery by a trained facilitator or peer
  5. Starting education earlier, with age-appropriate content
  6. Supporting open parent-child communication
  7. Inclusion of harm reduction
  8. Education tailored to the specific context
  9. Ongoing education available to youth
  10. Attention to overlapping issues of racism, social justice, and stigma

The Sensible Cannabis Education Resources

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