Two Korean men who organised a cross-country road trip to transport 10 kilograms of ice across Australia are jailed for up to 12 years each, with a judge saying their crime had the potential to "massively harm the community".
When a young man recently turned up at a rural drug and alcohol service seeking help for an infection, staff knew this wasn't just another addict. The scaly skin on his arm was the sign a new drug had arrived in Australia, writes Julaine Allan.
Russian police abruptly drop drugs charges against journalist Ivan Golunov in the face of anger from supporters threatening a mass protest, who allege he was framed for reporting on corruption.
The number of people willing to test their illegal drugs at a Canberra music festival doubles in the second year of a controversial pill-testing trial.
Rumours are spreading as the world's biggest and longest-running dark net marketplace "voluntarily" ends operations on April 30 this week — is it a law enforcement takeover or will a new site emerge to replace it as promised?
New research from the Australian National University uncovered the use of the highly-addictive synthetic opiate fentanyl as a frequent product and agent used to lace other drugs.
NSW music festival operators have criticised the new strict licencing scheme, saying it stifles the music industry and that festival-goers should be free to take their own risks.
Former Australian horse trainer John Nikolic will spend at least 18 years in jail in Fiji after he was sentenced for smuggling drugs, including cocaine.
After Fiji's equivalent of a jury found John Nikolic guilty of importing cocaine and possessing a firearm, a judge will announce his final decision on whether to approve the guilty verdict this afternoon.