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A pharmacist has been charged with supply of prohibited drugs after being caught with large amounts of GBL, ketamine, amphetamine, heroin and cocaine A 28-year-old Sydney man has been arrested …

A pharmacist has been disqualified from applying for registration as a health practitioner for three years, after trafficking methylamphetamine and diazepam The Victorian pharmacist was also reprimanded, after he falsified …

A leading pharmacist and expert in addiction medicine has welcomed the planned extension of Victoria’s supervised injecting program The Victorian Government has accepted all recommendations of the independent review of …

Another pharmacist has been found to have engaged in professional misconduct after importing ice pipes into WA The Pharmacy Board has published details about the case of Cathy Nguyen, who …

A pharmacist turned methamphetamine courier has been handed a 10-year jail sentence for his role in a $20 million interstate ice trafficking venture The Courier Mail reports that the pharmacist …

A fixed location pill testing site run by a pharmacist was among several options considered during a recent inquest into six deaths at music festivals The inquest investigated the deaths …

A new report into Australia’s second pill testing trial shows that double the amount of substances were tested this year – and some were potentially deadly At the Canberra stage …

What is “Krokodil,” and should Australian health stakeholders be worried? asks Julaine Allan from Charles Sturt University A young man recently turned up at a rural drug and alcohol service …

Oxycodone use is on the rise, according to new data which analysed wastewater around the country In December 2018, 50 wastewater sites from all states and territories were monitored; based …

Stakeholders have reiterated support for Richmond’s supervised injecting facility, following a Herald Sun article which reported the facility was attracting poor behaviour Writing in the Herald Sun on Tuesday, Monique …

NSW residents are being reminded to lodge submissions to the state’s Special Commission of Inquiry into the drug crystal methamphetamine, with only one week remaining to do so The deadline …

Australia’s second pill testing trial has identified seven dangerous substances containing the potentially deadly n-ethylpentylone And the fact that many festival-goers binned their drugs shows that pill testing can discourage …