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Five-year longitudinal study of cannabis users in three remote Aboriginal communities in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia.

Authors
  • Lee, K S Kylie
  • Conigrave, Katherine M
  • Clough, Alan R
  • Dobbins, Timothy A
  • Jaragba, Muriel J
  • Patton, George C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Drug and alcohol review
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2009
Volume
28
Issue
6
Pages
623–630
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2009.00067.x
PMID: 19930015
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Ongoing heavy cannabis use is commonplace in this Aboriginal cohort and raises concerns for the physical, social and psychiatric burden on these already vulnerable communities. Prevention, treatment and intervention programs developed with communities are badly needed.

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