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State of the Nation 2020 released

The third edition of our State of the Nation report shows demand for treatment is outstripping supply, as convictions for minor drug offences continue...

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New figures show drug checking services have reduced harm

KnowYourStuffNZ: People are choosing not to take the harmful cathinone eutylone, after unwittingly purchasing it

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Some reminders as we move through lockdown levels

With the return to lockdown level 2 or 3 we're sharing some information to help anyone using alcohol or other drugs.

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Matters of Substance, now online

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We believe that access to accurate, clear information is essential to reduce drug-related harm. This index provides harm reduction advice for drugs that are common in New Zealand.

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