Drug Possession

Is Kratom Legal in Australia?

What is Kratom and is it illegal in Australia? This article outlines the law and penalties of possessing or supplying Kratom in Australia.

What is a Criminal Lawyers’ Role?

What happens when a criminal lawyer comes across a client who confesses guilt but maintains a plea of ‘not guilty’? “I did It, but I want you to defend me”.

Drug Offences in NSW

Recent report calls for reform in sentencing for social supply of illicit drugs in Australia. This article outlines the drug law quantities in NSW.

Researchers Question Why Public Support Has Not Prompted Pill Testing Reform

While almost two-thirds of the public support pill testing at music festivals, no state Government has yet formally adopted the harm reduction method...

Merit Program: The NSW Courts Diversionary Pathway for Drug & Alcohol Addicts

How does the Magistrates Early Referral Into Treatment Program work for those suffering drug and alcohol addiction who find themselves facing criminal charges? Click here…

Nicotine Vaping and the Law: An interview with Dr Alex Wodak, President of the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation

Click here for the law on possessing, using or importing liquid nicotine in Australia…

Drug Court Program and Eligibility in NSW

Report finds NSW Drug Court reduces risk of reoffending in the long term. Click here for an outline on how the Drug Court works and its success…

Should Australia Legalise Cannabis?: An Interview with Michael Balderstone, Leader of the HEMP Party

While ACT have legalised cannabis possession, use & cultivation, New Zealand will vote in a referendum on whether it's recreational use should become legal.

NSW Police Commissioner Defends Officers Who Performed ‘Unlawful’ Arrest on Curtis Scott

NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller has sought to defend the actions of police officers involved in the wrongful arrest of NRL player Curtis Scott...

Can Police Search You Using a Drug Detection Dog in NSW?

Sniffer dog operations have returned following their apparent suspension due to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for more...

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