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illicit drugs


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 …

Researchers say a new report “lifts the lid” on a significant new synthetic opioid market on the dark net A new study from the Australian National University has found that …

More key voices have spoken out for – and against – pill testing in Australia The AMA Queensland has issued a statement calling for a controlled pill testing trial, following …

A doctor who asked a patient to pretend to have firearms to sell to another patient has been disqualified from applying for registration for six months Western Australia’s State Administrative …