Typologies of cannabis users and associated characteristics relevant for public health: a latent class analysis of data from a nationally representative Canadian adult survey.

@article{Fischer2010TypologiesOC,
  title={Typologies of cannabis users and associated characteristics relevant for public health: a latent class analysis of data from a nationally representative Canadian adult survey.},
  author={Benedikt Fischer and Juergen Rehm and Hyacinth Irving and Anca R. Ialomiteanu and Jean-S{\'e}bastien Fallu and Jayadeep Patra},
  journal={International journal of methods in psychiatric research},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={110-24}
}
Cannabis is the most prevalently used illicit drug in Canada. Current policy consists primarily of universal use prohibition rather than interventions targeting specific risks and harms relevant for public health. This study aimed to identify distinct groups of cannabis users based on defined use characteristics in the Canadian population, and examine the emerging groups' associations with differential risk and harm outcomes. One thousand three hundred and three current (i.e. use in the past… CONTINUE READING

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