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National Cannabis Conference

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.

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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, through evidence-based interactive workshops.

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Synthetic cannabis

Synthetic cannabis is not cannabis - it is made by spraying dangerous chemicals onto plant matter so it looks like marijuana. It is illegal in Australia and use has resulted in death - check out our new page to learn all the basics about this drug.

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03/07/2015

Check out our article on #syntheticcannabis, recently published by the good folks at @qldminingenergy magazine: http://t.co/8uUMUGSIIH



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03/07/2015

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03/07/2015

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03/07/2015

June media wrap up

June was another action-packed month when it came to cannabis news. Significant funds were allocated to new research, the USA moved to facilitate further study on cannabinoids, and new reports highlighted the shortcomings in evidence to support the USA’s legalisation of medicinal cannabis for some illnesses.

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29/06/2015

Life lessons: 5 things I’d love to try all over again

We've all got regrets from our younger days. Here's 5 of the most common things young people often wish they had done differently.

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19/06/2015

Trouble sleeping? Try resetting your sleep-wake cycle

Many people have trouble getting to sleep at night, but implementing a few simple techniques could be all it takes to improve the quality of your sleep and help you get to sleep faster drug-free.

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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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06/05/2015

Aussies want workmates to quit the cones

A recent online survey conducted by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) has found Australian workers believe cannabis use has a detrimental effect on the performance of their co-workers.

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08/04/2015

Synthetic cannabis: “I felt like I was going to die”

In a recent online survey of 18-25 year old Australians, 10% of respondents who have tried synthetic drugs said use of these dangerous substances resulted in them feeling like they were either going to die or that they had died already.

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Chatterbox trials game

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