POLICE smart when they hear the term. The term cropped up a few years ago to describe the new generation of synthetic drugs designed to mimic the effects of prescribed substances. Since then some of them have been banned.
It's no secret that smoking during pregnancy is not the smartest move for a expecting mother.. Smoking is linked to everything from miscarriage and premature birth to stunted foetal growth and poor health in later life, but getting women – particularly those from low socioeconomic communities – to quit can be challenging for health workers.
The cocept of financial incentives for people undertaking treatment has been getting increasing attention lately.
MILDURA police have called on Melbourne-based reinforcements for the Easter long weekend to help combat a rise in alcohol-fuelled violence.
As the police in Mildura and Melbourne get ready for a big weekend, we remind everyone to stay safe this Easter holidays. Remember to look after your mates and never get in a car when drink or drug affected.
NEW MEASURES TO COUNTER BLOOD BORNE VIRUSES AND STIs The Australian Government is investing $22.45 million over four years for prevention programmes to help address increasing rates of sexual transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses including HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
“Using cannabis just once a week harms young brains,” the Daily Mail reports. The newspaper reports on an US study that took one-off brain MRI scans of a group of 20 young adult recreational cannabis users, and a comparison group of 20 non-users…
NHS Choices response to he usual Daily Mail hyperbole
As growing numbers of women languish in Latin American jails on drug-trafficking charges, their role in organized crime is under the spotlight - as is the prison system that incarcerates them, and the patriarchal society that appears to be failing them.