Tobacco in cannabis joints: why are we ignoring it? (poster)

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General population survey data from EU Member States show that cannabis is the illicit drug most used by Europeans. The latest data show that an estimated 14.6 million young Europeans (aged 15–34) used cannabis in the last year, with 8.8 million of these aged 15–24. It is estimated that almost 1 % of European adults are daily or almost daily cannabis users. EMCDDA treatment demand data show that cannabis is now the drug most frequently reported as the principal reason for entering specialised drug treatment by first-time clients in Europe. These data support current debates and public health concerns in Europe about the harms, such as cannabis dependence, associated with frequent consumption of
the drug. 

This poster was created for the Lisbon Addictions Conference 2015.

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