‘Simple and pragmatic approach’: The push for a ‘drug checking’ system in Melbourne
A Coalition including the Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association, RMIT University, and 77 health and community agencies have called on the new Allan government to introduce a “drug checking” system in Melbourne.
Vice Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow at RMIT University and drug policy specialist, Dr. Monica Barratt, told Neil Mitchell while “we can’t save all lives”, this is a “really simple and pragmatic approach”.
“Drug checking is one of many different things we could be doing in the drug and alcohol space to save lives,” Dr Barratt said.
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