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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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17/04/2015

RT @NDARCNEWS: "Arrests for amphetamine use on the rise in NSW, crime statistics show" @GuardianAus - http://t.co/WXM7nS0z6i



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17/04/2015

#Drug #offences on the rise? http://t.co/nPjA5E4VfB



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16/04/2015

RT @DrugInfoLibsNSW: Check out the "Synthetic cannabis an overview" video from @ncpic https://t.co/g1n7rhMMb2 #knowyourdrugfacts



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14/04/2015

Quitting weed: How to help a mate with addiction

Struggling to help a mate quit weed? We’re here to help.

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09/04/2015

Cannabis and motivation_stories

The impact of cannabis on motivation has long been debated - in this blog we look at the science and the personal stories.

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07/04/2015

5 reasons why synthetic weed is a dud bud

Want to find out the top 5 reasons why NOT to smoke fake weed? Read on to discover why synthetic marijuana is unpredictable, illegal, unsafe and a waste of money, just to name a few.

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media release

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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