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National Cannabis Conference

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN! You are invited to attend the 2015 National Cannabis Conference, where international and local 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, synthetic cannabinoids and approaches to cannabis and comorbid health conditions.

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03/08/2015

Did you know holding #cannabis smoke in your #lungs for longer increases the harms without having any effect on the intensity of the #high?



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31/07/2015

Interesting look into how #cannabis affects people in different ways: http://t.co/xsPiFZn0jr #howdrugswork



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30/07/2015

RT @KevinSabet: No deaths directly from marijuana? the @CDCgov now says otherwise: Edible Marijuana Product — Colorado, March 2014 http://t…



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29/07/2015

July media wrap up

A quick round-up of the Australian media's take on cannabis issues and news stories in July 2015.

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23/07/2015

Mindfulness: a tool for creating a calm

Mindfulness meditation is an evidence-based tool to help you tackle life's problems and calm your mind.

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17/07/2015

Bosses with high standards: how HR can help

5 quick tips on how HR professionals can help employees cope with challenging managers.

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media release

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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media release

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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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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