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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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Joint Effort: quit weed with a buddy

Want to quit weed but think you can't do it on your own? Have a friend or family member who wants to quit but needs the support of a mate? Joint Effort is an online dashboard that allows you and a buddy to sign up and help each other quit - it includes tools for recording your goals, monitoring progress and much more. 

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02/04/2015

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.

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01/04/2015

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01/04/2015

The latest NCPIC media wrap-up is out: https://t.co/kOLto0qmMn http://t.co/KpwN1msibX



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01/04/2015

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 brain

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31/03/2015

Drug squad find #syntheticcannabis in Queensland stores, these products are not legal nor are they safe: http://t.co/N4K8U6NbcZ via @ABCNews



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26/03/2015

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.

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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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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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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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