drugs

Is your Bong Legal?

Is your bong legal?

Is your bong legal? Cannabis law reform is occurring throughout the country, with home-grown legalisation in the Australian Capital Territory and decriminalisation of cannabis in various States and Territories. However, the legal status of cannabis-related products such as ‘bongs’ or...

Music Festival

Music festivals, drugs, testing and common sense

Drug use and music festivals seem married to each other. Like two peas in a pod, they are inseparable. One of those things that has been going on since the first person stood on a rock in a field with...

Cannabis Smoke

Synthetic drugs – The goverment legislates a crackdown

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Injecting rooms one month, harsher drug laws last month. Welcome to the roller-coaster of the war on drugs minus a strategy. Last month, the Victorian Government passed new laws that impose...

Cowboy Hat on Australian Map With QLD Highlighted

Queensland: The state of cowboy politicians

Given the amount of interest in the last blog about the new drug laws in Queensland we asked Fiona Patten to explain further how the drug laws have been amended and the effect of this amendment.  Last week, Australia’s vaguest...