While Sydney's supervised injecting room has been a widely accepted success, the Victorian government still opposes a facility in Melbourne.
I’d always condemned anyone who injected others, but after experiencing heroin withdrawal myself I began to at least understand their reasoning.
How concerned with stopping drug abuse are its producers anyway?
15 years after Sydney opened the first medically supervised injecting centre in the English-speaking world, its founders think it's time to establish a second one.
At the end of June, the UN held its annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Yury Fedotov, head of the UN's Office on Drugs and Crime, gave a speech in which he mentioned that the cocaine trade in Africa is growing, "fueling...