Do men and women in Australia use different forms of cannabis?
Among Australians who used cannabis in the past 12 months, men were more likely than women to use the head of the cannabis plant, cannabis resin, and cannabis oil. Women were more likely than men to use cannabis leaf and forms other than head, resin or oil.
Among Australian men who used cannabis in the past 12 months, 74% used the head, 42% used the leaf, 10% used cannabis resin, 8% used cannabis oil, and 4% used other forms of cannabis. Among Australian women who used cannabis in the past 12 months, 60% used the head, 51% used the leaf, 6% used cannabis resin, 3% used cannabis oil, and 6% used other forms of cannabis.
Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 2016 National Drug Strategy Household Survey.
Please note: Percentages do not tally to 100% as respondents could select more than one form of cannabis.