drugs

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It's ineffective to use drug dogs at festivals and in public places because they're much more likely to catch small-time users than suppliers.

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Alison Ritter has moved the Drug Policy Modelling Program from Medicine to Arts & Social Sciences to have more impact on drug policy.

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Evidence is growing that pill testing encourages young people to reconsider their drug use — and new forms of testing can provide even more benefits.

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With so many different types out there, it's hard to know what sleep medications are safe to use. Here's a guide.

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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW has marked its 30th anniversary with a report looking back at 30 years of drug and alcohol research in Australia.

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Australians being treated for drug and alcohol problems have at least one other mental illness that is holding back their chance of recovery, a drug and alcohol research conference will hear next week.

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Today, there are more than 20 Silk Road-style cryptomarkets selling illicit drugs, or more than 55 if single-vendors are included, write Monica Barratt and Judith Aldridge.

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Decriminalisation of personal drug use and possession saves public money and has significant public health benefits, according to a new report by UNSW.

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The number of at-risk adolescents in drug and alcohol treatment programs who reported taking methamphetamines doubled in the five years to 2014, new research shows. 

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Australians significantly overestimate the popularity of ice use, skewing perceptions of the drug and the risks it poses, a survey by the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre at UNSW has found.

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