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Passage of drug checking law a moment to celebrate

A new drug checking law marks a huge moment in the history of preventing drug harm in New Zealand.

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Major change to drug laws still needed despite Police report showing some progress

A Police report into the impact of changes to drug laws in 2019 shows that despite some positive improvement, huge inequities remain, and major change...

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The Level launches to address drug harm

The Level, developed by the NZ Drug Foundation, is a space for people who use drugs to access accurate information, share experiences and get support.

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Q&A: How Moana House achieved 100% Covid vaccination

People using drugs are the least-vaccinated group in New Zealand. So how did Moana House do it?

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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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