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One man is dead and over 20 people have been hospitalised in Melbourne over the weekend after taking what is believed to be a 'bad batch' of MDMA (ecstasy) pills, again highlighting the drug policy paralysis afflicting Australia...

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Last updated: 17 January 2017

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A bad batch of ecstasy believed responsible for up to 20 overdoses may still be available on the streets, police have warned. A surge in overdoses near Chapel Street this weekend also prompted at least one nightclub to warn party-goers to avoid the "very dangerous synthetic drugs" making the rounds along the busy strip...

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Last updated: 16 January 2017

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The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug...

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Last updated: 13 January 2017

 

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Most people who use alcohol and other drugs do so infrequently and never become dependent (or “addicted” as it’s sometimes called). On average about 10% of people who use alcohol or other drugs are dependent...

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Last updated: 12 January 2017

 

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Leading health researchers from around the world including Australia have presented the strongest evidence to date that alcohol advertising is at times aggressive and reaching children, and is associated with youth drinking...

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Last updated: 11 January 2017