A Melbourne school has signed up to pilot Australia21’s Smarter About Drugs Conversation Pack to engage its students in open and informed discussions about illicit drugs and the policies that guide Australia’s response to them. In other developments this month, the Making the Future Work project has been awarded $10,000 grant, there’s been a major shift on PTSD and we give you a sneak preview of our soon-to-be released Algal Farming report.
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?’
Police, prison officers and politicians are standing side-by-side with drug users to call for law reform. They say the current practice of jailing people for personal use and possession instead […]