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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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Shifting to better drug laws for Māori

Save the date: "Healthy drug law" parliamentary symposium

On 5-6 July 2017 the Drug Foundation is hosting an international drug policy symposium on how New Zealand can develop drug laws that are fit for the 21st century. Sign up to get updates.

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New resources for healthy ways of addressing alcohol and drugs in schools

To kick start conversations around the BoT meeting table or within senior leadership teams you can order resources about an evidence-based approach to addressing alcohol and other drugs in schools. We are also happy to share the Did you know? series produced by the AOD Collaborative.

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