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We cannot arrest and imprison our way out of our serious drug problems.
It would be Australia's second medically supervised injecting room for heroin users.
Louis Theroux's 'Dark States - Heroin Town' documentary offered an insight into how prescription drug addiction can swiftly spiral out of control, with an alarming number residents from Huntington, We...
We have a solution that will help severely dependent people and it should no longer be ignored.
I'm on a quest to interview some of the world’s greatest minds to imagine what a post-war-on-drugs world might look like in our own country.
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A few changes could make a real difference.
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The Pennsylvania couple likely died within minutes of each other.
Half of admissions to leading rehab clinic now for amphetamine use.
The intent of the enforcement regime of Australia's national drug strategy shouldn't be to arrest more people, nor seize more drugs. Rather, the intent behind our illicit drug enforcement strategy should be to reduce the supply of these harmful drugs in our communities.
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105,862 seizures and 133,926 arrests.
In Australia's popular culture, what celebrities do and what happens in the UK and US are important. And if this is true for Gen Y Australians, then increased heroin use shouldn't be a surprise.
Heroin and cocaine are among drugs set to be decriminalised in Ireland as part of a "radical cultural shift" that will also see designated injection rooms for drug users. The bold move was announced b...
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An Australian woman of Vietnamese origin has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for trying to smuggle heroin in her underwear, state media reported. Lam Thi Kim Hong Hanh, 38, was caught with 376 gr...
Justice groups fear nicotine-addicted inmates could turn to more serious drugs as a state-wide smoking ban in NSW prisons reaches its second week. The ban, designed to improve inmate health, came into...