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Drug information

We believe that access to accurate, clear information is essential if drug problems are to be reduced in the community. Here is some information about common drugs in New Zealand.

Matters of Substance

Matters of Substance cover May 2015
Matters of Substance is the Drug Foundation's quarterly magazine, available to subscribers and our members.

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Why mus they die? public talk poster

More can be done to end the death penalty

The NZ Government is well placed to increase its diplomatic efforts on the global abolition of the death penalty. In September 2015 visiting Australian barrister Julian McMahon and Reprieve Australia co-chair Ursula Noye talked about their work advocating for an end to the death penalty. Media release and links

International Overdose Awareness Day

Monday 31 August was International Overdose Awareness Day. One New Zealander a week dies from an overdose, and many of these deaths are entirely preventable. Find out more about the Drug Foundation's work in this space here. 

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