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The PSA today released a position statement calling for further research and the development of a regulatory framework to evaluate the benefits of therapeutic cannabis. However in its statement, the …

The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee unanimously recommended today that the Regulator of Medicinal Cannabis Bill be passed into law. The bill was introduced by Greens Leader Dr Richard …

Community pharmacy would be a poor fit for the supply of party drugs such as ecstasy if they were legalised and regulated, says the PSA national president Joe Demarte, following …

A coalition of 17 peak and non-government organisations from the health and community sectors is calling on the Australian Government to scrap plans to cut nearly $800 million in funding …

The Federal Coalition Government has launched a hard-hitting new advertising campaign aimed at educating families and the broader community about the dangers of the drug ice, or crystal methamphetamine. Assistant …

The age profile of people accessing publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies is changing, with the proportion of clients aged over 40 increasing, according to statistics released today …

The TGA has assessed a product labelled “OMG Slim” capsules and recommended any consumers in possession of them bring them to their pharmacy for safe disposal. The capsules pose a …

Mandatory hair testing will be routine for all registered health practitioners with substance-related impairment, under a screening protocol to be introduced by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and …

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy supports the use of medical marijuana in helping some people suffering from painful medical conditions in an interview on CBS This Morning. “We have some …