Social Costs of Cannabis Use to Australia

October 2020

Recently, Professor Ann Roche was invited to join 2SER 107.3 to discuss how cannabis use impacts workplace productivity and absenteeism.

Professor Roche drew on NCETA’s contribution on workplace costs from a recently released NDRI report: Quantifying the Social Costs of Cannabis Use to Australia in 2015/16. The report highlights how cannabis use is costing Australia $4.5 billion a year in health-care, criminal justice, reduced productivity and absenteeism and premature death through road accidents.

Listen to the full radio interview 

To find out more about NCETA’s workplace research program go to the NCETA website.