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In debates about drug use, fun is important

“Just say no” messages are ignored because young people want to have fun. Marvin Meyer Millions of Australians use, or have used, illicit substances at some point in their life, while millions more are regular users of...

Port Phillip Council renews pill testing push

The City of Port Phillip has renewed its call for the Victorian Government to allow it to become home to the State’s first pill testing trial. “Almost two years ago, our Council passed a resolution...
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Johann Hari invites you to his only Melbourne Show

You are invited to hear international best-selling author Johann Hari speak at the Melbourne Town Hall on Thursday the 20th September about Drugs, Depression, Stigma and Addiction. Early Bird Tickets Available Until this Thursday Chasing the Scream: The First...
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Legal highs: arguments for and against legalising cannabis in Australia

Many of the harms associated with cannabis use are to do with its illegality. From www.shutterstock.com Greens leader Richard Di Natale wants Australia to legalise cannabis for personal use, regulated by a federal agency. This proposal is...
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Rainbow Serpent Organisers Defend Event and Patrons

Rainbow Serpent organisers have defended the behaviour of patrons attending their 20th anniversary festival in Lexton, Victoria last weekend and expressed disappointment in police media statements deeming the event as high risk. Police slammed the...
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