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Drug information

We believe that access to accurate, clear information is essential if drug problems are to be reduced in the community. Here is some information about common drugs in New Zealand.

Matters of Substance

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Matters of Substance is the Drug Foundation's quarterly magazine, available to subscribers and our members.

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UNGASS Unravelled: A Post-Drug Summit Debrief

The United Nations met in April to talk drug policy. The agreement that was reached didn't go as far as hoped, but there were some promising signs of change. So what does it all mean for drug policy in Aorearoa? Come along to our Auckland and Wellington events to find out.

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Act now on drug checking

The Drug Foundation is calling for drug checking services to be made available at festivals, to reduce harm from a lack of knowledge about new and unidentified drugs. This needs to be put in place ready for the 2016/17 festival season. Read the Drug checking briefing

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