Quitting any habit is always easier when you have a mate to support you, motivate you and cheer you on. If you’re struggling to quit but want to, grab a mate and sign up to receive your free Quit Kit in the mail and access to your personal online dashboard.
Cannabis Yarns is our info section for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those working with them. On this page you'll find read-along resources, as well as a gallery of artwork and videos reflecting the impacts of cannabis on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Look out for the opportunity to get your community involved and share your stories.
Is cannabis legal in Australia? What effects can it have on your body? How many people have used it? You can find easy-to-read quick facts on marijuana at Weed 101.
Quitting weed is easy, isn’t it?
Is weed addictive?
People often comment on our blogs or Facebook that cannabis isn’t addictive and they’ve quit plenty of times without a problem, they just choose to use it...Learn More
Why won't they just give up weed?
Sometimes being a friend means having to dole out a bit of tough love. Encouraging a mate to get fit, ease off the grog or party drugs, quit that dead end job and aim higher, or give up weed...
Quitting weed: Banish bad habits with a mate
Quitting weed: Are your mates friends or foes?
Have you ever tried to change some bad habits only to slip up every time you’re around your mates? Maybe it’s signing up for going ‘Dry in July’ or implementing a training program...Learn More
The real tools in our workplaces: stoned workmates
– Up to one in five blue collar workers may be high at work, according to a recent survey conducted by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC).
Parents hazy on cannabis facts
Tuesday 17 June, 2014 – Coinciding with Drug Action Week 2014, a National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre survey has revealed that over 65 per cent of parents are foggy on the facts around cannabis use and its effects, despite believing they hold the primary responsibility for the drug education of their children.Learn More
Study reveals global first for cannabis withdrawal
Thursday, 16 January 2014 – A successful, world-first study led by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) at UNSW has revealed a break-through for dependent cannabis users, employing a cannabis-based medication, Sativex (nabiximols), that has been shown to provide significant relief from withdrawal symptoms.Learn More