Cannabis and ADHD – A CADDRA Policy Statement

CADDRA has developed a new Cannabis and ADHD policy statement for clinicians and members. Understanding the effect of cannabis on the brain is important especially for those with ADHD who struggle with impairment in the regions responsible for executive function – attention, planning, organization, time management, decision-making, working memory, impulse control, emotional regulation, etc. Based on the literature published to date, CADDRA concludes that there is NO evidence that cannabis is an effective treatment for ADHD or that it improves attention and productivity.  


Click here to access the English – CANNABIS AND ADHD – A CADDRA POLICY STATEMENT


Thank you to Dr Joan Flood, Advocacy Committee Chair, who took the lead on this project, assisted by Dr. Matt Blackwood and Dr. Sam Chang.

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