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Good policy is informed by evidence. We advocate for policies and services that build a healthy society and reduce drug harm.

The Drug Foundation has been at the forefront of major alcohol and other drug policy debates for more than 20 years. During that time we have advocated strongly for policies and practices based on the best evidence available.

Drugs can cause social, health and economic harms and cost individuals, their whānau and their communities dearly. We work with government agencies and the wider health sector to develop and promote best-practise solutions to minimising these harms.

This section highlights some of our current policy focus areas.

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Drug Use in NZ

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Drug Law Reform

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Drug Use and Criminal Justice

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Methamphetamine in NZ

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Briefing to the Incoming Parliament 2017

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Medicinal Cannabis

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State of the Nation 2019

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