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Drug law reform has been taking the world by storm as Australia has, as usual, dragged its feet. A ‘harm reduction’, rather than a...
After waiting almost three years to respond to the recommendations of the NSW Ice Inquiry NSW Premier, Dominic Perrottet, has rejected the recommendation to decriminalise use of illicit drugs.
While the NSW government grapples with perhaps the worst state budget deficit ever this week – along with neverending scandals revolving around their lack of a moral compass, greed and hubris – there’s a bill making its way through Parliament that should concern those interested in the neverending and ridiculous ‘war on drugs’.
Two people have been charged with large commercial drug supply, and police have seized more than 3000 cannabis plants and nine stolen vehicles, as part of an ongoing investigation into drug cultivation and distribution in the Nambucca Valley.
As a parent it is hard at times not to fall into the trap of authoritarianism. It always seems like a simpler, clearer way forward – I’m the boss and I want you till do what I tell you for your own good. You’ve got to the count of three – I know best!
A special inquiry into the use of the drugs 'ice' and methamphetamine in NSW is calling for submissions from the public on how to manage the impact of the drugs on local communities and individuals.
A Senate Committee inquiry will hear evidence today that changes are needed in Australia’s fire ant response – including the creation of an independent eradication authority.