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The 'grass ceiling': Limitations in the literature hinder our understanding of cannabis use and its consequences

Temple, Elizabeth; Brown, Rhonda; Hine, Donald W


Aim: To illustrate how limitations in the cannabis literature undermine our ability to understand cannabis-related harms and problems experienced by users and identify users at increased risk of experiencing adverse outcomes of use. Method and results: Limitations have been organized into three overarching themes. The first relates to the classification systems employed by researchers to categorize cannabis users, their cannabis use and the assumptions on which these systems are based. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Addiction
DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03139.x


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