Tagged: Psychoactive Substances Act

Opinion: Eric Crampton on the Psychoactive Substances Amendment Bill - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Mar 23, 2018

Legal markets for marijuana and ecstasy and the safer party pills, where products were subject to the Consumer Guarantees Act and where producers adulterating products would be punished, would stop Fentanyl-laced drugs at concerts and would be far more effective than ramping up punishments for producers of synthetic drugs. National pushing for increased penalties on this one is … Read More

Smart party pill law makes tobacco & alcohol regulation look pathetic - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Sep 24, 2013

Professor Richard Edwards Party pills now have stringent government-promulgated rules and processes. All but one MP voted for the new law. The irony is that tobacco – and for that matter alcohol – with orders of magnitude more harm gets … Continue reading → … Read More