Jan Copeland

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Journal article

15 Dec 2016


Globally, cannabis is the most widely used and variably regulated illicit drug. The rates of use appeared to be stable in Australia at the time of the 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey, but levels of cannabis use disorder are rising and...


4 Oct 2008

Increasing pressure is being placed on health-care providers within the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) sector to demonstrate objective treatment outcomes and effectiveness of the services they provide. To respond to the needs of the treatment sector, current, comparable and accurate information is needed. Within...


2 Oct 2006

Today, cannabis remains the most commonly used illicit drug in Australia, with around 11.3% of the population having used the drug in the previous 12 months. This 23 page summary review of the current research and clinical literature is based on the ANCD report Evidence-based...

Literature review

2 Oct 2006

Cannabis remains the most commonly used illicit drug in Australia, with an estimated five million people aged 14 and above having tried the drug. Typically, people begin using cannabis in their late teens or early twenties; thereafter, use steadily decreases. While most cannabis use is...

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