Changing the way you look at people with substance abuse disorders is a huge step forward to effectively address methamphetamine use in the country. In an article by Esther Tan for The Sydney Morning Herald, the inquiry into crystal meth use in the country takes the special commission to Lismore. Here, approximately 130 per 100,000…
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There is an illegal drug that’s so lethal… that even dealers would say no to it. It’s called fentanyl. And it concerns even dealers on the dark web, who sell everything from marijuana to weapons.
An intoxicated pilot is not someone you want flying your aircraft, period. You’d be surprised to know that even the most reputable airlines with the most stringent of rules and regulations also deal with alcohol use among staff. As reported by ABC Network Australia, a Singapore Airlines flight was barred from leaving Melbourne airport. It…
Australian drug testing companies unite to call for cultural respect in drug testing Indigenous workers. They say that strict enforcement and punitive attitudes towards drug use management may derail efforts to improve their health and way of living.
Sixteen people were hospitalised on the Gold Coast last weekend after taking drugs in what is called a terrible case of mass overdose. Police believe the unknown drug is a variant of MDMA called “flakka”, but there is no hard evidence yet that all of them took the same drugs.
The Australian Federal Police working in conjunction with the Australian Border Force recently nabbed $145M worth of the drug MDMA, more commonly known as ecstasy. This bust is likely Australia’s biggest this year with the seizure of 1.2 tonnes of the said drug.
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has once again rejected the claim of a former Qantas pilot that he was unfairly dismissed in May 2014 for serious misconduct after sexually harassing a female colleague while drunk.
A new study has found out that common over-the-counter or OTC drugs hurt the brain and increase a person’s risk of suffering from dementia, says Ben Tinker in a report for CNN.