|Research Area||This funding opportunity will catalyze future population health intervention research involving new cannabis legalization in Canada (i.e., the legalization and regulation of non-medical cannabis is the intervention to be studied). This initiative and the research supported will serve as an initial step in laying the foundation for future studies on the impact of cannabis legalization in Canada.|
|Funding Amount||The total amount available for this opportunity is currently $1 million over one year, enough to fund 10 grants of up to $100,000 each for up to 1 year.|
|Sponsor||The CIHR Roadmap Accelerator Fund (RAF) in partnership with the Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH) and under the co-scientific leadership of the Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH), Institute of Gender and Health (IGH), Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction (INMHA), and Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR)|
|Description||This funding opportunity will support the planning or implementation of projects relevant to advancing our knowledge or capacity in the following identified priority areas:
To support applications in this area, an information session webinar is being organized for June 1st, 2017, 2:00-3:00 EDT. Participation in the webinar is not required in order to submit an application, but is encouraged. To register for the webinar, please click here
Full program details, including additional eligibility requirements, are available on the Population health intervention research on the legalization and regulation of non-medical cannabis in Canada funding opportunity page.