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Cannabis South Africa market research 2018

We would like to invite you to participate in a research project to improve our understanding of experiences when individuals use cannabis. You should only participate if you want to, and you are free to withdraw at anytime. Please take time to read the information below.

What is the purpose of the study?
The aim of this study is to understand how individuals use cannabis, how often, and why they use it.

Do I have to take part?
Participation is voluntary, and you are free to change your mind at any time, without giving any reason. You should read this information sheet and if you have any questions you should contact the research team.

What will happen to me if I take part?
This survey is anonymous – we do not need to know your name. You will then be presented with a series of questions online, which should take around 3 minutes to complete. These questions will ask you about your use of cannabis.

Will I be paid for my participation in this study?
No this is a voluntary survey to understand the dynamics of the Cannabis industry in South Africa. But your input is valued and a necessity to ensure the results are accurate.

What are the possible risks of taking part?

It is not expected that participation in the study has any risks. We have previously completed similar projects asking people about their experiences of cannabis with no adverse effects.

Will my taking part be kept confidential?

All information that is collected will be kept strictly confidential. All information will be anonymised when presented so that you cannot be identified.  You will not be identified in any publications or presentations.

How is the project being funded?

The project is being funded by Medical Cannabis SA.

What will happen to the results of the study?

The results will also be disseminated through peerreviewed publications and approved media channels.

Who should I contact for further information?

If you have any questions or require more information about this study, please contact Ralph Higgo via the contact form above or simply CLICK HERE.

Where can I go for further support if I need it?

If you are interested in knowing more about cannabis, please see our FAQ.

Thank you for reading this information sheet and for considering taking part in this research. If you are agreeable to take part please click next to start. If you wish to take more time to decide please come back at a later stage if you are willing to take part.

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