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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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July media wrap up
A quick round-up of the Australian media's take on cannabis issues and news stories in July 2015.Learn More
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.Learn More
Bosses with high standards: how HR can help
5 quick tips on how HR professionals can help employees cope with challenging managers.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.
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.