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SFU experts on cannabis legalization

October 11, 2018
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Canada will legalize recreational cannabis use on October 17, 2018. The following SFU experts are available to provide commentary:

Neil Boyd, professor, School of Criminology: (604) 505-9803; nboyd@sfu.ca
- the Canadian narcotics legislation as well as effects of cannabis legalization in B.C.

Peter Ruben, professor, Faculty of Science, (604) 375-2860, pruben@sfu.ca
- the opportunity for advances to cannabis research as a result of legalization
- Ruben’s new study reveals a possible physiological mechanism by which cannabis may alleviate pain and seizures.

Steve Kates, professor, Beedie School of Business (778) 782-3710, skates@sfu.ca
- marketing and branding of cannabis

Contact:
Wan Yee Lok, Communications & Marketing, (778) 782-3210, wan_yee_lok@sfu.ca