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Joint Effort Quit App

NCPIC has now released it's new, FREE Joint Effort quit app. The app helps people who want to cut down or quit cannabis use by letting them buddy up and get support, monitor use and spend, set goals, identify and manage triggers, write journals and much more.

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19/05/2016

5 reasons why mixing cannabis with other drugs is a bad idea

People mix weed with other drugs for a range of reasons, whether they think it will help with the comedown after a big night on pills or maybe to intensify the high of another substance. While it can seem harmless enough, combining cannabis with other drugs is never a good idea as the results can be dangerous and unpredictable. Here’s why:

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19/05/2016

5 outrageous claims about weed

A lot of people who sit on the pro-cannabis side of the fence look at historic anti-cannabis materials such as ‘Reefer Madness’ and label it as outrageous propaganda designed to stigmatise cannabis and its users. And let’s be honest, it was. It was typical of the time it was created, and took ‘cannabis education’ (and we use the term loosely) to an extreme and often unrealistic place.

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19/05/2016

6 habits of people who have successfully quit weed

We know quitting weed is no cake-walk, but when you’ve been using it for a while and it’s baked into your daily routine, giving up anything demands some serious focus and determination. We spoke with people who’ve been there, who have overcome the various hurdles you face when quitting weed, and asked them for advice on how others can go about it. Here’s what they had to say.

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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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