Voters Back Pill Testing Despite Government’s Opposition

Almost 60 per cent of NSW voters support pill testing at music festivals despite the state government's refusal to consider it, exclusive new polling reveals one week after two people died at a dance party. The Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, last week set up an expert panel to investigate how to make music festivals safer after [...]

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Study Identifies Factors Affecting Prescription Pain Reliever Misuse

People who misuse prescription pain relievers all have one thing in common, University of Georgia researchers have discovered: a history of recent illicit drug use. How they acquire such drugs varies according to age, however. The findings, published in the journal Addictive Behaviors, may help health care providers and others curb painkiller misuse. In a [...]