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Policy Analysis

Policy Analysis Theory outlines a basic approach to looking at policy issues. The approach focuses on identifying the relevant options, determining the key issues, and assessing each option according against each issue.

2011 Census Long Form Policy: This document applies the theory to examine the policy decisions related to the use of the Long Form within Canada's 2011 Census.

Policies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Canada applies the policy analysis theory to Canada's reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions.

Policies Related to Marijuana/Cannabis in Canada applies the policy analysis theory to the policy related to marijuana use in Canada.

Backgrounder - Health Effects of Marijuana Use provides background information related to the use of marijuana, based on abstracts from PubMed, which is the database of abstracts of scientific publications related to medicine and health. Health is a primary concern for any policy option related to marijuana.