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illicit drugs


The Guild has called again for real time monitoring after data show prescription painkiller overdose deaths have overtaken those from heroin The rate of accidental deaths due to opioids is …

Pharmacies in Uruguay have become the first in the world to start legally selling marijuana In 2013, Uruguay passed legislation that would eventually legalise the production, sale and consumption of …

A harm minimisation forum is to take place at the upcoming Pharmacy Connect conference Pharmacy Connect will feature a session with a unique set of presenters on the issue of …

A new report by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has revealed trends in the supply and demand of illicit drugs Minister for Justice Michael Keenan launched the report alongside ACIC …

It’s time Victoria followed NSW in setting up a safe place for heroin addicts to inject drugs, health professionals say While pharmacist Angelo Pricolo is planning a forum looking at …

When it comes to drugs Aussies – especially teens – are healthier than ever, according to the latest National Drug Strategy Household Survey The National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) …

Catching robbers in Ohio, flood aftermath in New Zealand, addressing pharmacy violence in Northern Ireland, and new drug use approach in Ireland Middletown, Ohio: Police were able to track down …

Community pharmacy would be “ideally suited” to dispensing cannabis if the drug were legalised for recreational purposes, says the Sex Party leader Leader of the Australian Sex Party and Victorian …

We take a look at pharmacy news from around the world Ludhiana, India: A pharmacist will face legal action after he left his pharmacy, and left his 15-year-old son in …

Analysis of wastewater shows ice is Australia’s most-consumed illicit drug… and oxycodone and fentanyl use is also high The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has released the first National Wastewater Drug …

Pharmacists could have a greater role in harm minimisation under the recommendations of a new report The Australia 21 report, Can Australia respond to drugs more effectively and safely, has …

Despite the recommendations of the Ice Taskforce, the Australian government continues to define the problem of ice addiction as a criminal justice problem rather than as a health and social …