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Black Experiences in Cannabis and Mental Health Panel Discussion – Webinar

Building on the momentum of our Dialogue Series, this discussion highlighted the gap in cannabis and mental health research, education, and policy in relation to Black communities. The panel took a deeper dive into the key takeaways and recommendations from our Amplifying Black Experiences in Cannabis and Mental Health Research report, with insight from notable contributors and experts with lived and living experience:

  • Dr. Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, University of Toronto (moderator)
  • Ika Washington, CEO and Founder of DiversityTalk
  • Khadisha Thornhill, CEO and Co-founder of Afro Cannada Budsistas
  • George Smitherman, former Ontario Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, current CEO of the Cannabis Council of Canada
  • Ashley Athill, CEO and Co-founder of HRVSTR Cannabis Inc.
  • Esther Fagbola, Founder of Project Agape

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