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Cape York Cannabis Project
National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre
This set of posters was created as part of the Cape York cannabis project and the Weed it out initiative, produced by the Queensland Police Service and James Cook University. The four posters offer an Indigenous perspective on the impact of cannabis use in their communities and on their culture.
Abstract adapted from National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre
Associate Professor Alan Clough
School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences and School of Indigenous Australian Studies
Discipline of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
James Cook University
PO Box 6811
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4042 1657
The Indigenous Community Action to Reduce Harms Associated With Heavy Cannabis Use in Remote Communities in the Cape York Region project aimed to identify the full extent of cannabis use and the impact of that use on communities in the Cape York region of Queensland and Torres Strait Islands.
The Cape York cannabis project was facilitated by James Cook University (JCU), and aimed to work with remote communities in Cape York, Queensland (Qld) to reduce the demand of cannabis.