Drugs

Report
11 December 2016

This report outlines the results of a preliminary examination of the main, likely economic and social benefits and costs of a Queensland recreational cannabis market (QRCM) by using data collected...

Report
6 December 2016

Reveals rising numbers of young people are reporting concerns about alcohol and drugs, mental health and discrimination, pointing to the need for a more targeted and co-ordinated approach to...

Conference paper
22 November 2016

Methamphetamine contamination has the potential to be present in residential and commercial buildings as a result of illicit manufacture and drug use, in particular smoking. The illicit...

Journal article
7 November 2016

A study carried out by researchers from the University of Western Australia has found significant detrimental effects to the vascular system from smoking cannabis, including early ageing.

Blog post
20 September 2016

Amid the Philippine Government’s ongoing campaign of extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and addicts, and reports that Indonesia is looking to emulate aspects of this approach, it is...

Report
31 August 2016

This report shows the progress of New Zealand’s National Drug Policy against its baseline indicators and actions.

Audio interviewAudio program
21 August 2016

Economist Dr Chris Wilkins leads Massey University's illegal drug research team. He recently wrote a New Zealand Medical Journal editorial promoting the idea of using registered clubs to regulate...

Audio program
11 August 2016

Report on a summit that is being held in New South Wales today, to try to convince the states government to adjust its approach to drugs policy.
 

Journal article
1 June 2016

Argues that the cultivation of cannabis for medicinal or scientific purposes needs considered management before it is rolled out as a therapeutic good.

Audio interviewAudio program
30 May 2016

Interview with Professor Jennifer Martin, the Chair of clinical pharmacology at the University of Newcastle, to discuss a recent article presented in the Medical Journal of Australia, where...