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illicit drugs


A new report from NDARC has highlighted the importance of helping people at risk of overdose from pharmaceutical drugs The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW Sydney has …

A former pharmacist has had his sentence for trafficking methylamphetamine for a crime syndicate reduced on appeal Queensland’s Supreme Court heard that the former pharmacist appealed his ten-year sentence, handed …

Drug treatment stakeholders are calling on decision-makers to implement a pill testing service at an upcoming music festival The Association of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies NT, the peak body …

A former pharmacist has been banned from applying for re-registration for two years after police seized poppers and synthetic cannabis from his shops The WA State Administrative Tribunal has reprimanded …

The Pharmacy Board has issued a statement about a pharmacist who diverted S8s and supplied ice The Board outlined the case of Daniel Soong, the former part owner of two …

Here’s why it’s still too soon, write Stephen Bright, from Edith Cowan University and Martin Williams, from Monash University While the public focus remains on COVID vaccines, the Therapeutic Goods …

The proportion of people using codeine for non-medical purposes has halved since 2016 and this is likely due to its upscheduling, according to the latest National Drug Strategy Household Survey …

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 …