Illegal drugs are becoming a huge bane to modern society. According to the website Drug Info nearly 15 percent of Australians are using illicit drugs. Despite the fact that most drug users in Australia are in the age range of 21-27, there is an increase among the older age group who are using illicit drugs. Worryingly, many…
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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.
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…
One individual athlete caught doping is bad enough. An entire team of under-age athletes failing drug tests is even worse. That’s exactly what happened to a team of teenage Russian ice hockey players in a doping scandal regarded as one of the biggest in the sport.
A recent ruling by the Fair Work Commission shows that a worker’s summary dismissal for drug use in safety critical work environments is lawful, even when the termination process lacks procedural fairness.
If you had any doubt about the reality of the oft-reported ice epidemic in Australia, perhaps this special report by Paul Toohey will put all those doubts to rest.
More than two dozen people were rushed to the University of Mississippi Medical Center for treatment after using “spice,” a synthetic but very potent form of marijuana, says a report in The Clarion Ledger.
A medical testing laboratory in Hawaii has reported a rise in the use of synthetic urine among workers in the state to pass workplace drug tests, says Lorin Eleni Gill in an article for Pacific Business News.