The UK could learn from the kind of action Scotland is taking on drug deaths.
Current supply shortages may also be a problem for people in palliative care or receiving cancer treatment.
British Columbia’s bold experiment provides an opportunity to implement more balance in Canadian drug policy, and a more principled withdrawal from the war on drugs.
The eyes can reveal many health problems, from high cholesterol to thyroid disease.
Euphoria tackles the status quo head on with an esthetic that transgresses the codes of television, while criticizing several taboos and social issues.
Kava is not commonly used in Australia. But that will change and we need to keep an eye on what happens next.
On the surface, sober months like Dry January and Dry February are great. But we need to broaden the discussion around how privilege and policy impact one’s relationship with alcohol and other drugs.
Our results suggest police location groups and pages on Facebook are helping drivers avoid detection for drug driving - with potentially fatal consequences.
Here’s what the Australian Federal Police’s new campaign gets wrong.
In their quest to feel high and relax, college students who use marijuana may be setting themselves back, research consistently shows.
A recent report outlines how the government can reduce the harm caused by the illicit drug trade.
New research confirms that unfair police treatment is psychologically damaging and that the consequences are decidedly worse for certain racial and ethnic groups.
COVID-19 messaging frames staying home as a personal responsibility, but for many it’s a luxury they can’t afford. Like the language used for drug addiction, it stigmatizes low-income people.
If the goal of cannabis legalization was to protect public health and safety, education and awareness campaigns must normalize safe cannabis use, not stop cannabis consumption.
Young people often swallow any drugs they have on them when they encounter police, risking overdose to avoid a drug possession charge.
Around 75,000 New Zealanders have been sentenced for a cannabis-related offence since 1975. With the drug more popular than ever, is it time we let the evidence guide our decisions?
Legalization and social acceptability of marijuana have contributed to a false perception that it’s safe to use in pregnancy. The truth is, there is no known safe level of prenatal marijuana exposure.
Opioid-related deaths in Australia have been on an upward trend in recent years, having doubled since 2006.
New research explores how using cannabis at different times of the day influenced employee behaviour.
Overseas evidence suggests cannabis law reform should favour caution and strict enforcement of the new rules.