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The CCRC calls for three steps to address the concerns related to marijuana use and young people in an Open Letter to Federal and Provincial Governments:

  1. Consider all the rights of young people through a Children’s Rights Impact Assessment of Bill C-45
  2. Implement a comprehensive youth strategy, that includes support services as well as public education and legal measures
  3. Put children first in the allocation of resources on an on-going basis

The Open Letter includes a list of all the rights that need to be considered, as well as the specific provisions of Article 33 of the Convention.

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