January 16, 2020
People who use cannabis every day account for more than 80 per cent of the total amount of the drug consumed in Australia, a University of Queensland study has discovered.
The finding suggests there are serious implications for a small group of people if there is a move to decriminalise or fully legalise the drug.
UQ researchers examined data from the National Drug Strategy Household Survey between 2007 and 2016.
A UQ study has found a small proportion of daily cannabis users account for over 80 per cent of the total consumption of the drug in Australia.
(This follows classic dependence consumption modelling – 80% of product consumed by small amount – Industry makes most of its money off addiction for profit. Dalgarno Institute)