Daily Archives: March 9, 2017

Are we in the midst of an ice epidemic? A snapshot of meth use in Australia

Are we in the midst of an ice epidemic? A snapshot of meth use in Australia

Prime Minister Tony Abbott today launched a taskforce to tackle the growing problem of ice. “As a citizen and as a parent I am appalled at what is happening on…

Why the ‘free market’ for drugs doesn’t work and what we can do about it

Why the ‘free market’ for drugs doesn’t work and what we can do about it

The United States faces a major problem with prescription drug prices. Even as the prices of most goods and services have barely budged in recent years, the cost of drugs…

Why there is such an enormous demand for drugs in British prisons

Why there is such an enormous demand for drugs in British prisons

The BBC’s Panorama documentary on HMP Northumberland recently put the problem of drug taking in prisons firmly under the spotlight. The terrible harms that psychoactive drugs create for both…