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NSW Deputy State Coroner Harriet Grahame has called for a drug summit, attention to real time prescribing, better access to drug substitution programs and better pharmacy takeup of naloxone She …

Australia’s second-ever pill testing trial is set to take place at this year’s Groovin the Moo music festival in Canberra Pill Testing Australia will once again check the ingredients of …

A leading doctor has slammed the offer of pill testing kits in a pharmacy group – but the pharmacists say it’s a chance for a drugs counselling intervention AMA NSW …

Nicole Lee, Curtin University and Jarryd Bartle, RMIT University look at the legal history of a number of illicit drugs Drug-related offences take up a lot of the resources within Australia’s …

Could ecstasy be sold over the counter in pharmacies to help minimise harm to users? One drug reform campaigner says it should Resistance among pharmacists to the idea of supplying …

Following several recent deaths from illicit drug use at festivals, the PSA has said that pill testing and drug checking services should be trialled in Australia PSA National President Dr …

A pharmacist had “glazed eyes” and “incoherent speech” and stumbled into objects when he showed up to work one day in 2016 The Pharmacy Board has advised that a Western …

Harm minimisation stakeholders and the family of a young woman who died over the weekend have urged politicians to trial pill testing And community pharmacies could serve as a base …

One harm minimisation stakeholder has warned that deaths from illicit drugs will continue without pill testing, as UK data shows 20% of substances sold were not as expected NSW Premier …

by Stephen Bright, Edith Cowan University and Nicole Lee, Curtin University Media reports last week linked the use of “nangs” to the death of a teenager at schoolies week on …

A British pharmacist had difficulty breathing, lay down in the dispensary and had to have an ambulance called after taking cocaine for “three days straight” Peter Barr, who was employed …

The NSW inquiry into ice may be less important than focusing on pill testing and legal drug harm, says a prominent GP This week, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister …