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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.
NCPIC delivers FREE training to alcohol and other drugs professionals, and the allied health, youth, education and the criminal justice sectors, through evidence-based interactive workshops.
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Deceptive and dangerous: What you and your kids need to know about synthetic cannabis
Talking about the dangers of synthetic weed can be really challenging for parents trying to educate their kids about drug use, but it is a really important conversation every family needs to have. Here’s how to get informed and get the conversation started.Learn More
March monthly media – medicinal cannabis on our minds
A round-up of media articles about cannabis over the month of March 2015. This month the media covered medicinal cannabis, legalisation, synthetic cannabis and the effects of cannabis on the brainLearn More
Is there a cannabis addict in the house? Self-care and how to look after yourself when it all gets too much
When someone you love is addicted to cannabis and not interested in quitting, it's important to have self-care strategies in place to look after yourself.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).\n
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