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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 …

Pharmacy student group NAPSA comes out in support of pill testing at festivals and fixed public locations  Pharmacy students say they support the view of the majority of Australians in …

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 …

Aussie artists including former members of The Wiggles stated their support for pill testing at the music event this week Several artists have thrown their support behind pill testing while …

New legislation has been tabled by the Greens in parliament to allow for drug-testing services in the state Greens MP Rosalie Woodruff tabled the Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Drug Analysis) …

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 …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy, with Ramsay Health and residential aged care under the spotlight First, there was regulatory news: Health Minister Greg Hunt announced changes to …

Harm minimisation stakeholders have condemned the NSW Government’s hardline response to two drug deaths on the weekend Two people have died and two more were critically ill in hospital after …

Harm Reduction Australia is hoping to raise $100,000 to roll out more music festival pill testing trials, following the success of the first pilot in Canberra Harm Reduction Australia (HRA) …

More than three in five Groovin the Moo patrons who used the pilot pill testing facility were surprised by their results The final report into the pilot service has been …

The pill testing medical service at Groovin the Moo Canberra has been hailed as a success after “deadly” substances were found in pills Australia’s first pill testing trial took place …

On-site testing of “party drug” pills could reduce drug use harms and possibly save lives, a new review suggests Dr Andrew Groves of Deakin University has published an independent review …