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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.
Naughty or nice? Dealing with cannabis-related family conflict
Christmas can be a stressful time of year for some families, so if you decide to bring up tricky conversation topics like cannabis use, here's some tips on how best to approach it.Learn More
The first day of the rest of the your life – getting through ATAR release day
Have you just found out your ATAR result and it wasn't quite what you were hoping for? Here's some tips on how to survive the disappointing news and look forward to your future.Learn More
Christmas, parties and getting loose in the silly season
Christmas can be a fun, crazy and electric time of the year when we get it right – but can come with some nasty consequences when we get it wrong. To get you ready for Chrissy, here are our five tips on substance use during the silly season.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