Journal article

Adverse health effects of non-medical cannabis use

Wayne Hall, Louisa Degenhardt

The Lancet | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2009


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Sarah Yeates for assistance in searching publications and preparing this report; Bianca Calabria for her assistance in identifying publications on the adverse health effects of cannabis and her comments on an early draft; Amanda Feilding for suggesting an update of the review of the adverse health effects and for comments on the report; and Robin Room for his contributions to the report that was undertaken for the Beckley Foundation. This report is the updated version of a review originally funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing in Australia in 1994, subsequently updated in 2001 and 2003. Funding for this report was provided by the Beckley Foundation (WH), an NHMRC Australia Fellowship (WH), the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales (LD), and WHO as part of a study of the contribution of illicit drug use to the global burden of disease (LD and WH). The views expressed are solely those of the authors. None of the funding bodies influenced the decision to publish or had any editorial control over the content of the report.