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Retrospective study of all cases in Australia in which synthetic cannabinoid use was a mechanism contributory to death.
Retrospective study of all deaths among people undergoing naltrexone treatment for opioid dependence retrieved from the National Coronial Information System, 2000-2017.
The N-ICE trial: A randomised controlled trial of the safety and efficacy of N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) as a pharmacotherapy for methamphetamine ('ice') dependenceStatus: Completed
RECRUITMENT FOR THE N-ICE TRIAL HAS NOW CLOSED For information on services available in your area please contact the National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline on 1800 250 015 The N-ICE Trial... Read more
Analyses of drug markets over many years have shown that the price and purity of illicit substances can have a key role in shaping drug consumption, and in turn drug-related harm. For example,... Read more
In 2016 the ACT committed to scoping and designing a Drug and Alcohol Court (DAC). The evidence-base indicates that drug and alcohol courts may have many benefits for participants and governments... Read more
Tags: prison, harm reduction, opioid pharmacotherapy treatment (OPT) Status: Completed
The Australian National Council on Drugs (ANCD) has requested a review of the prevalence of alcohol and/or drug use problems among prisoners and the range and availability of supply, demand and harm... Read more
The practices of diversion and misuse of pharmaceutical stimulants give serious cause for concern due to their potential to increase the risk of drug toxicity, dependence, and serious adverse health... Read more
Tags: cannabis Status: Completed
Changes to the status of cannabis, ranging from legalisation through to tougher enforcement of prohibition are frequently posed. To date, the debate has centred on arguments associated with liberty... Read more
Tags: policy Status: Completed
It has been argued that the increased influence of conservative advocacy groups and the impact of the political social conservatism of ‘The Howard Years’ has led to a conservative shift in Australian... Read more
This work aimed to provide an accessible description and assessment of drug policy in Australia from 1985 to 2010, including a description of the policy context, the successive iterations of the... Read more