The Cannabis Research Center (CRC) draws upon cutting-edge research expertise in the School of Public Health (SPH) to conduct studies that will protect the health of Minnesotans. This information will give policymakers evidence to design cannabis policy that protects public health and will help individuals make informed choices about cannabis use.

Research topics specified in the legislation include, but are not limited to:

  • Effect of cannabis use on health
  • Prevention and treatment of substance use disorders
  • Issues related to cannabis and equity
  • Education related to cannabis
  • Topics related to decriminalization and cannabis

SPH research related to cannabis and other related substances:

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