With the Alcohol and Other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA) in voluntary administration, what are the implications at a state-based level if the national peak body cannot provide a voice for those working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol and...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The mansion that serves as Maine headquarters of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union lay largely fallow until recently, with drug needles, liquor bottles and pornographic magazines littering the grounds.
An article published today in the Medical Journal of Australia argues that medically supervised use of cannabis provides relief to some chronic nerve related conditions with less side effects than existing medications.
With the ACT Government considering a review of current liquor laws - there are calls for law makers to consider a successful program which has seen alcohol related assaults reduced by more than a quarter over the past five years in Newcastle.
Alcohol is still killing the equivalent of 20 people a week in Scotland despite a fall in booze-related deaths, it has been warned. NHS Health Scotland called for further action to ensure that reductions in alcohol deaths continue. There were more than 1,000 recorded in 2012.