Cannabis & Parenting

Get the facts about using cannabis for non-medical purposes while parenting.  Visit Health Canada’s web site for more information.

CANNABIS is the scientific name for the hemp plant. There are many different kinds of cannabis. The leaves and flowers of each kind produce varying mind-altering and medicinal effects when smoked or consumed. The most talked-about strains of the hemp plant are cannabis sativa and cannabis indica.

Download the factsheet about using non-medical cannabis while parenting young children.  We have printed copies available at the office.  If you would like a copy mailed to you, please send email to or call 1-800-479-0716.

Learn about the 10 ways to reduce risk to your health if using cannabis.

Additional information about cannabis is available via Huron County Health Unit.

Talk with your health care provider about information on cannabis for medical purposes.