Synthetic cannabinoid use in correctional populations – an emerging challenge for offender health and safety?: PS83-3/397E-PDF
a brief review /
"Synthetic cannabinoids (SCs) have become increasingly popular among various user populations, and have arisen as common alternatives to organic cannabis products. SC use results in potentially powerful stimulant effects which may make them attractive for use by offenders, but may also result in adverse outcomes which come with potentially undesirable or hazardous consequences for offender behaviour and safety. To better understand SC use, and the possible health and safety consequences for offenders, this report reviewed pertinent national and international literature on SC use, availability, and related health outcomes among general and correctional populations"--Executive summary, p. iii.
|Department/Agency||Correctional Service Canada. Research Branch.|
|Title||Synthetic cannabinoid use in correctional populations – an emerging challenge for offender health and safety?|
|Subtitle||a brief review /|
|Series Title||Research report ;|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
|Other Language Editions||[French]|
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|Note||Issued also in French under title: Consommation de cannabinoïdes de synthèse au sein des populations correctionnelles – un nouveau défi lié à la santé et à la sécurité des délinquants? Un bref aperçu. "July, 2017."|
|Number of Pages||iii, 17 p.|
|Subject Terms||Inmates, Drug use, Health, Safety|
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