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Joint Effort: Quit with a Buddy

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.

Get help – our help page has quick links to the best info as well as a direct line to a team of counsellors waiting to help you.

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Cannabis Yarns

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.

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Weed 101: Marijuana Facts

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.

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26/11/2014

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26/11/2014

RT @AustDrug: Indigenous communities use cannabis at rates far exceeding the national average, but drink slightly less than average http://…



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26/11/2014

RT @qclnews: Drug use twice as high in bush: AUSTRALIANS in remote areas are twice as likely to use meth, smoke daily or en... http://t.co/…



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20/10/2014

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... 

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blog

16/10/2014

Why won't they just give up weed?

Tough love
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...

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blog

10/10/2014

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...

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media release

20/08/2014

The real tools in our workplaces: stoned workmates

20 August 2014 – 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).

 

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media release

17/06/2014

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.

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media release

22/01/2014

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.

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