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Joint Effort Quit App

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17/08/2016

5 differences between hydro and bush weed

Illegal Australian weed tends to be produced domestically using two main growing methods known as ‘hydro’ or ‘bush weed’. You’ve probably heard both of these terms before, but what exactly is the difference between the two? We’ve put together a list of the five main differences.

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17/08/2016

How likely are you to get caught for drug driving?

The New South Wales Government announced late last year it would be cracking down on drug driving with a plan to triple the amount of mobile drug tests (MDTs) conducted by 2017. This has become a hot topic of conversation as police units across the country continue to announce increased presence on the roads with more regular and targeted drug testing strategies.

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17/08/2016

Marijuana drug policy in Portugal 2016

Whenever drug policy is discussed you can guarantee Portugal will get a mention. There has been a lot of confusion about the changes made to Portugal’s drug laws since they were adopted a decade and a half ago. Many people believe drugs are legal in Portugal, regulated by the government, even taxed, and this is said to have had a range of great health benefits for the country, stopping overdoses, lowering the rate of HIV infections and reducing drug use overall. The reality of the policy in action is not simple, so we thought we’d clear up a few of the misconceptions.

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20/12/2015

Stoner Sloth campaign

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02/12/2015

Cannabis addiction: lost in the haze

NCPIC launches new 'Joint Effort Quit app' to support people struggling with cannabis addiction to cut down or quit.

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08/06/2015

Putting the brakes on blazed drivers

A National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) internet poll of over 4,600 Australians has revealed that of those who have recently used cannabis, almost 70% have driven while still under the influence of the drug.

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Free NCPIC training

NCPIC delivers FREE training to alcohol and other drugs professionals, and the allied health, youth, education and the criminal justice sectors.

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Chatterbox skills tester

The Chatterbox Trials: a game that tests coordination, speed, reaction time, brain power and memory. Do you have what it takes? Check out our toolbox for help with decision-making.

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