Festival-goers will again be able to get their illicit drugs checked for dangerous substances at this year's Groovin the Moo music festival in Canberra.
Western Australia's ice epidemic could impact homeowners, with the State Government set to consider mandatory testing for methamphetamine contamination in rental properties.
With Australian doctors' ongoing reluctance to prescribe it to patients, the nation's fledgling medicinal cannabis industry is eyeing off the export markets in its bid to take off.
Canberra politician Shane Rattenbury says young people shouldn't die as a result of experimenting with drugs, as he calls on the NSW Premier to allow pill testing at music festivals in the state.
This year's Grow Your Own music festival in the NSW sister towns of Forster-Tuncurry shows off the best of regional Australia, fusing music, food, art, and film into one 'beast' of an event for young festival-goers.
Australia's drug watchdog is taking an online business selling peptides that bronze skin and improve fitness to court over false advertising claims.
As the misuse of nitrous oxide — or "nangs" — by young people increases, youth advocates are calling for improved regulations to limit the sale of the drug, which can cause unconsciousness, and brain damage, and sudden death.
The Victorian Greens claim that drug sniffer dogs are incorrect 75 per cent of the time. Fact Check finds that claim to be close to the mark.
Months behind schedule, Queensland's first licensed medicinal cannabis farm has started growing plants with the aim of manufacturing medicines from early next year.