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Government action on synthetics drugs crisis applauded

Ross Bell: "We are so pleased that the Government is willing to confront the consequences of failed punitive approaches to drug harm and instead explore new and compassionate ways to address this public health emergency."

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Cannabis Conundrums and Other Drug Policy Challenges

We've just confirmed Dr João Goulão (Portugal) and Eric Costen (Canada) for this new Otago University Public Health Summer School Symposium. Register Now, and make sure you're positioned for the changes ahead.

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Latest Matters of Substance out now

In our November 2018 magazine the cover story is all about finding answers to the ongoing synthetics crisis. As you'll see we're pushing things along and expect to have an update on new actions soon.

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