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Societal images of Cannabis use: comparing three countries

Cunningham, John A.; Blomqvist, Jan; Koski-Jännes, Anja; Raitasalo, Kirsimarja

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BACKGROUND Differences in beliefs about Cannabis were compared between Canada, Sweden and Finland using nationally representative population surveys containing similar items. FINDINGS Compared to Finnish and Swedish respondents, Canadians were both more likely to have tried Cannabis and to view Cannabis as a less serious problem for society. CONCLUSIONS These findings emphasize the extent to which views about Cannabis can vary. It is possible that views about Cannabis are, at least in part, a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/95172
Source: Harm Reduction Journal
DOI: 10.1186/1477-7517-9-21

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