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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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15/04/2016

Can cannabis make you more creative?

In an effort to find out whether using weed actually helps people with creating original ideas, let’s take a look at a couple of objective studies using objective measures undertaken in this complex area.

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15/04/2016

Help! How can I manage my irritability when I quit weed?

Quitting weed can be rough. You make the decision to do something good for your mind and body and then, as a thank you, you get smacked in the face with some pretty hefty withdrawal symptoms which threaten to throw your best intentions way off-course. So if you’ve noticed you’re snapping at friends, family or co-workers, there are a few simple steps you can take to prevent unnecessary bridge-burning while your body readjusts to life without weed.

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15/04/2016

Can smoking weed affect my performance on the field?

If you’re sporting-inclined, you may know how hard it is to turn up to Saturday cricket with a hangover, standing in the sun all day, dehydrated, nauseous and craving that fundraiser sausage sanga. But what about weed? Does having a toke affect your sporting performance at all? And does it make you more likely to win that half marathon or more likely to not even make it to the training session?

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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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