Dependency on opioid painkillers is roughly twice as bad in rural and regional areas of Australia.
Dependency on opioid painkillers reflects what we already know about life in the small towns of Australia - people tend to have poorer health.
Drug related deaths are on the rise, but federal funds to programs that mitigate drug abuse are being cut in 2018.
Drug deaths are rising faster than ever. How did we get here and what to do about it?
Australians are increasingly using darknet marketplaces to buy and sell illicit drugs.
Despite the growth in darknet drug trading in Australia, there are important reasons why it is less harmful than street drug dealing.
Knowing the dose of the tablet means overdoses are less common than with heroin.
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