University students had high rates of mental health issues before the pandemic. The additional stressors of COVID-19 and social isolation will make them even more vulnerable over the winter.
New Zealand will hold the world’s first national referendum on legalising recreational use of cannabis in September. It must learn from mistakes in implementing earlier drug law reforms.
Young New Zealanders are less likely to use cannabis than their 1990s counterparts. But if New Zealand decides to legalise recreational use, teens will have easier access.
The draft New Zealand cannabis law proposes a ban on advertising, but includes no reference to marketing via social media, where most alcohol marketing now takes place.
NICE has concluded that more research is needed before it can recommend the use of cannabis based products for medicinal use.
What will the new legislation mean for cannabis users in the ACT? And will other jurisdictions follow?
Muslims make up 9% of France's population and half of all its prisoners – many convicted on drug charges. But social justice isn't part of the country's growing debate on legalization.
The Constitutional Court judgment is to be applauded for doing away with the assumption that marijuana use by adults in private is always wrong.
Cannabis, medical marijuana and CBD oil explained.
More places, including Canada, are legalizing cannabis, but how do we figure out when it's no longer safe to drive?
There are health risks associated with cannabis use, but there's no evidence use will increase if it's legalised.