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CJB41

Author Lily Trimboli and Christine Coumarelos
Published December 1998
Report Type Crime and Justice Bulletin No. 41
Subject Children, juveniles and young people; Drugs and Drug Courts; Mental health
Keywords cannabis, drugs and crime, adolescents, juveniles, treatment programs

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Summary

Aim

This bulletin reviews the existing treatment programs for cannabis use. The first section examines the prevalence of cannabis use in Australia. The second section examines the relationship between cannabis use and criminal activity. The third section reviews the treatment programs available for individuals who use cannabis frequently.