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Independent review launched and CEO stood down amidst allegations of drug trafficking by staff linked to health facility that runs safe injecting room and other drug programs Five people have …

More time needed to judge effect of Melbourne’s medically supervised injecting room following a man’s overdose late last year: Coroner A 35-year old man died in Melbourne in November 2018 …

Melbourne’s medically supervised injecting centre has handled more than 1,130 overdoses since it opened, with many clients referred to drug and alcohol treatment Brunswick pharmacist and harm minimisation proponent Angelo …

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 …

As Victorians head to the polls, we wrap up the last week in community pharmacy The Pharmacy Guild‘s Anthony Tassone has supported one measure announced by Victoria’s Liberal National Opposition—an …

The Victorian Opposition has pledged to both invest in pain services, and shut down Richmond’s injecting room Anthony Tassone, president of the Pharmacy Guild’s Victorian branch, has welcomed the former …

Could pharmacies dispense ecstasy and recreational cannabis in the future? One stakeholder believes they should But it’s not about “green-lighting” recreational drug use, says Matt Noffs, CEO of the Ted …

The troubled North Richmond area is to get its medically supervised injecting room trial, which is hoped to help drive drug users into treatment Harm minimisation proponent and pharmacist Angelo …

Pharmacists absolutely must play a key role in harm minimisation, writes Angelo Pricolo I have been asked why, as a pharmacist, I feel so strongly about the issues that affect …

The Victorian government has ruled out a safe injecting room, despite “crisis level” drug use and widespread support A bill proposed by MP Fiona Patten, which calls for an 18‑month …

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 …