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Drug and Alcohol Office
Government of Western Australia
Cannabis intervention requirement (juvenile) is part of a set of three brochures created by the Drug and Alcohol Office of Western Australia to provide information on laws surrounding cannabis-related offences. These laws came into effect in August 2011 and are only applicable to West Australian residents.
The brochure delivers information on cannabis intervention requirements for juveniles aged 14-17 years, including how to respond to a Cannabis intervention requirement if issued by police.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
The Cannabis Intervention Requirement (CIR) is a Western Australian diversion program that may be used as an option by police who have the discretion to issue a CIR notice to eligible people.
A Cannabis Intervention Session (CIS) is a one-to-one therapeutic intervention as directed under the Cannabis Intervention Requirement Program (CIR) in Western Australia (WA).