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Bissett Professor Mohammed El Hazzouri’s commentary on the racial impact of Calgary’s cannabis bylaw draws attention across border

Mohammed El Hazzouri wrote an article to The Conversation Canada discussing the racial impact of the Calgary bylaw banning smoking cannabis in public. The article reached 70,000 readers and was republished by national news outlets including The National Post and The Huffington Post. The article was listed by the Washington post on April 20 as one of the most read articles on the internet.  Credits go to Leah Hamilton and Brian Jackson for their comments on an earlier draft of the article.

Read the article in The Conversation here.


Research from Bissett professors Leah Hamilton and Mohammed El Hazzourri featured in national media outlets

Leah Hamilton and Mohammed El Hazzouri presented their research on public health advertising targeting ethnic minorities at the Lightning Talk during MRU research days. They were also interviewed by The Star Calgary (and Toronto Star) to talk about their research findings.

Read The Star Calgary article here.

Mohammed’s paper, titled Ethnic minority consumers reactions to advertisements featuring members of other minority groups, can be read here.