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You are invited to attend the 2015 National Cannabis Conference, where international and domestic speakers will address areas such as cannabis use and intervention approaches in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, road safety issues, approaches to preventing and reducing cannabis use, cannabis and tobacco, synthetic cannabinoids and approaches to cannabis and comorbid health conditions.
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.
‘I’m so fancy’ – how weed can affect your looks
Don’t smoke away your looks! Why quitting weed is a great natural beauty tip.Learn More
Top 5 reasons bongs aren't cool
Respiratory diseases, chronic coughs and petrochemicals - just a few reasons why bongs aren’t cool.Learn More
Monthly media wrap up: medicinal cannabis again front of mind
February saw the quiet of previous months fade into a new year of debate about medicinal cannabis, more drug driving crashes and interesting new research.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