National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre

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Australians significantly overestimate the popularity of ice use, skewing perceptions of the drug and the risks it poses, a survey by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre at UNSW has found.

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A survey of young Australians shows first time users are ignoring the risks of synthetic drugs, putting their health and lives at risk.

 

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Almost two-thirds 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, according to a new survey.

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A world-first study has revealed a breakthrough for dependent cannabis users, with a medication providing significant relief from withdrawal symptoms.

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Carol George's rap song, 'I've Changed My Ways', inspired by her personal experience, has won the National Cannabis Centre's Indigenous Music Competition.

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In a world-first, UNSW researchers are leading a trial of the drug Sativex to better manage cannabis withdrawal symptoms.

A study has found that mental health, alcohol and other drug services are harder to access for culturally and linguistically diverse clients.

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Driving 'stoned' can increase the chance of having an accident by up to 300 percent, according to UNSW's National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre.

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A motivational tool which revolutionized the way we treat drug and alcohol addiction is having surprising results in diverse areas, according to the man who developed the approach. He will give an address hosted by UNSW's National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre next week.