Tag Archive for: "Drugs"
Opioids: killing us softly—and quickly

The sharp increase in illicit drug use across Australia should scare us all. Whether it’s from methamphetamine (ice) or, more recently, opioids, the number of people dying across the country has risen dramatically over the …

The Trump–Duterte drug war tango

President Donald Trump, who is in the Philippines on the last stop of his marathon trip to Asia, has paid his respects to President Rodrigo Duterte. Since Duterte’s inauguration last year, police and affiliated death …

Disrupting the ice flow: will Australia’s new strategy deliver?

Earlier this week, the minister for justice, Michael Keenan, formally released the Commonwealth Law Enforcement International Engagement Methamphetamine Disruption Strategy. The Australian Federal Police (AFP)–led strategy is meant to provide ‘the framework for the Australian …