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In December 2020 we began publishing online-only features on drug policy, harm reduction and more in Aotearoa NZ.
08 April 2022
Chris Fowlie takes a look at who will be most affected by New Zealand's new drug driving laws, and how.
25 March 2022
Policy & advocacy manager Kali Mercier takes a look at new drug prosecution stats to see who is being impacted - and is it working?
24 March 2022
Jai Whelan, founding member and secretary of Students for Sensible Drug Policy Aotearoa, reflects on the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs.
24 December 2021
In 2019, the WHO made a historic recommendation: that cannabis should be rescheduled in the UN global drug treaties to reflect its potential as a medi...
02 September 2021
Free naloxone kits, fee training, oranges to practice on – and a barbecue lunch. That's how they do overdose prevention in British Columbia.
30 August 2021
So far, NZ has escaped the kind of opioid crisis that has claimed thousands of lives overseas. But should that change, we are “grossly underprepared”.
25 August 2021
The number of products are set to be slashed and prices are expected to spike when a transitional medicinal cannabis scheme expires in October.
22 July 2021
High Alert reports a large increase in the availability of ketamine nationwide. Ruth Nichol takes a look at the drug known as Special K, K and ket.
18 June 2021
Ruth Nicol explains the ins and outs of a drug that stirs up controversy despite it's relatively low potential for harm.
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