Drugs

The cannabis debate: money in the pocket or money down the drain

The cannabis debate: money in the pocket or money down the drain

Strong reforms to Victoria’s cannabis laws and a move into government production would alleviate our strained justice system and mental health services. Loren Botica reports on the Cannabis Use Inquiry, which is drawing to a close

Life of E’s has a downside full of difficulty

Life of E’s has a downside full of difficulty

Peninsula and Bayside anti-drug campaigners and health workers don’t know the extent of recreational drug use, and disagree on the most promising solutions. Jet Nye reports.

Will new laws make smokers quit for good?

Will new laws make smokers quit for good?

Smoking rates in Australia have dropped significantly since the plain packaging laws were introduced, however it is still the number one cause of preventable deaths. Quit Victoria is working hard to make smoking history. Olivia King reports.