This project builds on research by Professor Donald Tashkin (University of California) to further extend the message on respiratory cannabis-related harms.
Individuals often report using cannabis to sleep, experiencing sleep problems as a symptom of withdrawal, and relapsing due to sleep problems.
Workplace substance use incurs substantial costs to society and employers through decreased workplace productivity as well as increased employee turnover, absenteeism and worker stress.
The aim of this project is to develop an online screening resource for cannabis use that provides feedback concerning patterns of use as well as motives for using. A randomised controlled trial will compare cannabis use and help-seeking among individuals who receive the feedback intervention com
This project aims to ascertain the attitudes of pharmacists to cannabis and its use; their potential role in health promotion and provision of brief, opportunistic interventions (ie information provision – health promotion, clinical advice and referral); their willingness to do so; any barriers t
NCPIC launched an online survey regarding the experiences of cannabis users who have visited a General Practitioner (GP) regarding any cannabis use concerns.
The first systematic analysis of the potency of Australian cannabis has found high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the main psychoactive component of the drug – in samples confiscated by police from recreational users in New South Wales.
The aim of this project is to develop an online tool that enables cannabis users to roll a virtual joint or pack a virtual cone to the specific size and tobacco/cannabis ratio that generally applies to them. Once developed, the program will be validated by examining relationships between quantit
Despite its widespread use, relatively few cannabis users present to treatment, with only 31,980 episodes of care provided for primary cannabis use problems in 2006-07 (AIHW, 2008).