There is perhaps no greater anguish than that of a parent who has witnessed their child suffer and die. But the grief is compounded when they see others go through the same preventable trauma and loss year after year, decade after decade, while governments ignore the evidence that could save the lives of their children.
Populist agendas do not make for effective health policy: the SA Opposition should promise better drug education instead of sniffer dogs for schools, to help stop deaths and criminalisation.
Extrajudicial killings in the Philippines show how prohibition has made a global problem far worse, according to Australia21 Director Dr Alex Wodak.
Australia21 Director Dr Alex Wodak warns random drug testing of welfare applicants is set to be another sorry chapter in Australia’s failed and futile attempt to solve our drug problems by relying on punishment.
Australian police have set yet another record with the latest drug bust: ice with an estimated value of $900 million has been seized. But what does that mean? Is it […]
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“Where are the legislators today with the courage to try something different?” Jeff Kennett, Bob Carr and police chiefs throws down the gauntlet on drug law reform at the launch of Australia21’s Illicit Drugs report ‘Can Australia Respond to Drugs More Effectively and Safely?’