NCPIC has an evidence-based factsheet for every cannabis-related topic – browse through or find the one most relevant to your needs.

Cannabis and the law


Updated 13 July 2016

Is marijuana (or cannabis) legal in Australia?

Parental monitoring


Updated 08 July 2015

Research shows that parental monitoring can have an impact on drug-taking in young people.

An overview of
medical cannabis


Updated 10 August 2015

The medical cannabis debate has been escalating in Australia for several years. This factsheet touches on some of the research conducted, and highlights where further research is needed.

Bongs and water pipes


Updated 10 August 2015

Many people believe smoking a bong is a safer option than a joint. This factsheet provides insights into possible harms.

Asthma and cannabis


Updated 10 August 2015

Smoking cannabis is not good for our bodies. Research shows it can increase asthma symptoms and make breathing more difficult.

Cannabis and cognition


Updated 25 November 2015

How can cannabis affect your mind, and how it works?