If you think substituting e-cigarettes for real cigarettes is a healthier choice, a new study is suggesting otherwise. The study, which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, says e-cigarettes could actually serve as a gateway drug to users which will make them more likely to use and get hooked on cocaine and…
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Despite the skyrocketing prices of cocaine and other illicit drugs in Australia, Australian drug users continue to patronise the substances, essentially paying some of the highest prices for drugs in the world, according to an article on Stoney Roads.
The Fair Work Commission has upheld the decision of Lyndons Pty Ltd to terminate the employment of a worker who confessed to being a long-term cannabis user and subsequently tested positive for the substance.
A paralysed employee who was dismissed by the company he works for — after failing a workplace drug test in 2010 — is now taking his case to the Colorado Supreme Court, according to an article by Jack Healy for The New York Times.
Much has been said by experts and addiction treatment professionals about the dangers of crystal meth, more popularly known as ice. However, it’s quite interesting when you hear an actual casual ice user talk about the drug, which is exactly what Matt Noffs makes possible in an article for The Age.
A new study has revealed that a brief screening-and-intervention protocol that has proven to be effective for alcohol abuse does not work quite well when applied to illicit drug use, according to report by Medical Xpress.
Australia has one of the highest price tags for alcoholic drinks, and this fact drives higher demand for illicit drugs, which tend to be much cheaper than alcohol, according to an article written by Inga Ting for The Sydney Morning Herald.
The Fair Work Commission has deemed fair the decision of Qantas Airways Ltd to terminate the employment of an employee who showed up for work intoxicated.