How do Australians use cannabis?

Most Australians who used cannabis in the past 12 months smoked it as a joint (84%) or in a bong or pipe (73%). More than half (58%) mixed it with tobacco.

84% of Australians who used cannabis in the past 12 months smoked it as a joint; 73% smoked it in a bong or pipe; 58% mixed it with tobacco; 49% ate it (e.g., hash cookies); and 8% used it by other methods.

Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2013 National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NCETA secondary analysis, 2015).

Please note: Percentages do not tally to 100% as respondents could select more than one response.