The World Health Organisation's new guidelines on HIV have called for the decriminalisation of drug injecting and for provision of nalxone and training to people likely to witness an opioid overdose.Read more
Dan McNamee from Art Vs Science has written to the Member for Ballina, Don Page, arguing strongly and eloquently for a trial of a sniffer dog-free Splendour in the Grass.Read more
An octogenarian who wants cannabis and ecstasy legalised and has campaigned for safe injecting rooms has been named Victorian of the Year.Read more
Miles Hunt, Lawyer: "I think the demonisation of drug users has meant the drug problem is never openly discussed. The solution is to bring drug use into the open so we can have a collective and honest discussion."
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Tara O'Connell, aged 9, suffered from debilitating childhood epilepsy. After exhausting traditional treatment options, her family turned to medical marijuana in desperation.
"After my son Damien died in 1997 from a heroin overdose, I became convinced we needed to do everything in our power to keep people who use drugs safe and alive."
Tony Trimingham is the chief executive of Family Drug SupportRead more
My very own community's Medically Supervised Injecting Centre Director, Dr Marianne Jauncey, was on ABC The Drum last night.
Care and compassion for injecting drug users, straight up and with a smile.