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Tags: cannabis Status: Completed
Individuals often report using cannabis to sleep, experiencing sleep problems as a symptom of withdrawal, and relapsing due to sleep problems. This project endeavoured to integrate research on... Read more
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Tags: cannabis Status: Completed
Workplace substance use incurs substantial costs to society and employers through decreased workplace productivity as well as increased employee turnover, absenteeism and worker stress. This study... Read more
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Tags: IDU Status: Completed
The Reference Group to the United Nations on HIV and Injecting Drug Use was established in 2002 and provides independent advice to the United Nations system on matters related to injecting drug use... Read more
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Tags: alcohol, policy Status: Completed
Many young people regard alcohol and illicit drugs as part of the repertoire of products that facilitate socialising through intoxication. This has become a pressing public policy issue because the... Read more
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Tags: cocaine Status: Completed
There is growing law enforcement evidence that, in comparison with the period spanning 2002-03 to 2006-07, the supply of cocaine to Australia is relatively high (Hughes, Chalmers et al., 2011). This... Read more
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Tags: Treatment Status: Completed
The NSW Ministry of Health is leading a project to develop a national population based model for drug and alcohol service planning, known as the National Drug and Alcohol Clinical Care and Prevention... Read more
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Tags: law enforcement, policy Status: Completed
Most Australian states and territories have adopted drug trafficking thresholds which specify quantities of drugs, over which it is presumed an offender has committed an offence of ‘drug trafficking... Read more
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Status: Completed
It has been long recognised that illicit drug traffickers can and do trade in multiple drugs. For example, more than ten years ago, Australian law enforcement agencies highlighted the “convergence of... Read more
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Tags: policy, law enforcement Status: Completed
Most Australian states and territories have adopted legal thresholds for drug trafficking, over which possession of an illicit drug is deemed ‘trafficking’ as opposed to ‘personal use’. Yet the... Read more
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Tags: PTSD Status: Completed
Trauma and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are highly prevalent among people with substance use disorders. There is consensus in the literature that AOD treatment services need to incorporate... Read more