Morphine is a pretty strong narcotic, but its power is easily dwarfed by Fentanyl, which is reputed to be a hundred times more potent. Now can you imagine a drug that is a hundred times more powerful than Fentanyl? It’s called W-18, and it’s 10,000 times more potent than morphine. What is W-18? Here’s what…
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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.
A real time prescription monitoring system is on the works in Victoria, with the aim of stopping or at least reducing the number of people who die of prescription drug overdose deaths, says an article by Richard Willingham for The Age.
Lying about drug use at work is bad enough, but using faked drug test results to overturn an unfair dismissal is even worse. That is exactly what a yard truck driver did who had been dismissed by a Melbourne transportation and logistics company. The case went to the Fair Work Commission where the worker was…
The government of Queensland is set to propose an amendment to the state’s anti-drug laws that will make no distinction between cannabis and harder drugs like heroin as far as penalties for possession and trafficking are concerned, says Katherine Gillespie in a report for Vice.
In a bid to combat drunken violence, a group of Australian doctors is urging the government to increase the legal drinking age in the country, says a News.com.au report.
In Australian society, alcohol is widely used and enjoyed. The alcohol intake of Canberrans, however, seems to be higher than anyone else’s in the nation, if data from the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) is to be believed.
As nationwide drug testing begins in construction sites, a report by Ryan Keen for the Gold Coast Bulletin reveals that one in five construction workers on the Gold Coast are testing positive for drugs.