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drug checking and an early warning network in victoria could save lives: new coroner’s report

Drug checking and an early warning network in Victoria could save lives: new coroner’s...

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  Image: Shuttlestock This week the Coroners Court of Victoria released its findings into a cluster of five drug-related deaths across Melbourne between July 2016 and January 2017. The five young males, aged between 17 and 32,...
5 ways how cannabis is changing the health industry

5 Ways How Cannabis Is Changing The Health Industry

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Cannabis has been dominating the world in the last few decades, and it is for all the right reasons. With more benefits of the magical herb coming to light, along with scientific evidence, many...
a mental disorder, not a personal failure: why now is the time for australia to rethink addiction

A mental disorder, not a personal failure: why now is the time for Australia...

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 Image: Shuttlestock The year 2020 has challenged us all. The bushfires and then the pandemic forced us to reflect on what’s important, how we respond to crises as a community, and the ways we connect...
cannabis history explained: 5 facts to know

Cannabis History Explained: 5 Facts to Know

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Marijuana, hash, ganja, weed, pot, etc. are the slangs used to describe the cannabis plant’s proportions. We have somewhat known cannabis since the dawn of humankind. It is one of the oldest psychoactive compounds...
more australians back legalising cannabis and 57% support pill testing, national survey shows

More Australians back legalising cannabis and 57% support pill testing, national survey shows

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Picture: David Crosling/ AAP A growing number of Australians support the legalisation of cannabis, while almost three in five back the idea of pill testing, according to a new national survey. The 2019 National Drug Strategy...
pot, pills and the pandemic: how coronavirus is changing the way we use drugs

Pot, pills and the pandemic: how coronavirus is changing the way we use drugs

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Picture: Shuttlestock There’s no question COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our lives. As drug researchers, we are interested in how the pandemic has affected illicit drug use in Australia. Our two new surveys of Australians who regularly...
drug regulation economic revival revolution

DRUG REGULATION ECONOMIC REVIVAL REVOLUTION

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FLATTEN THE ECONOMIC CURVE The urgency for funding for our health system is at a premium in most peoples consciousness, what happens if there are lines of Ambulances waiting for infected to be processed. So far,...
worried about your drinking during lockdown? these 8 signs might indicate a problem

Worried about your drinking during lockdown? These 8 signs might indicate a problem

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Picture: Shuttlestock We’ve seen images of people “panic buying” alcohol since lockdown started in March. Now new data from the advocacy group Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) shows people are not just stocking up for...
act cannabis laws come into effect on friday, but they may not be what you hoped for

ACT cannabis laws come into effect on Friday, but they may not be what...

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From January 31, ACT laws allow residents to cultivate and posses small quantities of cannabis. guruXOX/Shutterstock New cannabis cultivation and possession laws come into effect in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on Friday, January 31. But they’re not...
beer, bongs and baby boomers: the unlikely tale of drug and alcohol use in the over 50s

Beer, bongs and baby boomers: the unlikely tale of drug and alcohol use in...

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Baby boomers who drink and take drugs risk a range of physical and mental problems that younger substance users don’t necessarily face. If you ask someone what a typical heavy drinker or drug user...