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Cow steroids leaking into waterways are making fish more randy study reveals

Research suggests male guppies change their mating behaviour when exposed to a common chemical. Photo: Alice Chaos Many men have tried, and failed, to woo a potential partner on the dance floor. Male guppy fish, on the other hand, have mastered the art. In their highly choreographed performance – part jig, part twerk – males shake […]

April 1st, 2015
Topic: Cattle, DRUGS, Fish, Milking cows Tags: None

Cannabis can help the pain but not any time soon it seems in Australia

Can help: Medicinal marijuana can be useful for treating pain, according to a report published by the Australian National Council on Drugs. Photo: Gary Malerba Pharmaceutical cannabis works for pain and nausea, but it may take ‘‘a significant length of time’’ to be sold for those purposes in Australia, if it is sold at all, […]

August 28th, 2014
Topic: DRUGS, HEALTH FITNESS, LAW POLICE CRIME, MEDICAL Tags: , , , ,

CAN AUSTRALIAN FARMERS GROW MEDICINAL MARIJUANA. TASMANIA LOOKS INTO IT.

  Health Minister To Discuss Medical Cannabis Trials At The University Of Tasmania Health Minister Michael Ferguson is meeting company representatives on Tuesday, and is also expected to be lobbied by a cross party delegation of New South Wales MPs on Thursday. “I’m certainly going to be willing to listen to what people have to […]

July 1st, 2014
Topic: DRUGS, GOVERNMENT, MEDICAL, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

QUEENSLAND THE COWBOY STATE & ITS SHOOTING FROM THE HIP LEGISLATION ON RIDICULOUS NEW DRUG LAWS BANNING CHOCOLATE, BEER & MORE…

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 drug laws came into effect. In QLD it is now […]

May 2nd, 2013
Topic: DRUGS, LAW POLICE CRIME Tags: None

RETIRED NRL FOOTBALL LEGEND WARNS BUSH FOOTY PLAYERS ABOUT PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS

WARNING TO FOOTBALLERS IN THE BUSH TO BE WARY OF DRUGS NRL legend Petero Civoniceva says a ground-up approach is needed to effectively eradicate drugs in sport and to ensure the use of illicit drugs does not filter down to regional competitions. It’s been two weeks since the Australian Crime Commission named Australian Football League […]

February 21st, 2013
Topic: DRUGS, PEOPLE, SPORTS & RACING Tags: , , , , , ,

FARMERS MARKET & SILK ROAD SELL ILLEGAL DRUGS OVER THE INTERNET WITH IMPUNITY

COCAINE & OTHER DRUGS OVER THE INTERNET VIA A BLACK MARKET EBAY SYSTEM Silk Road – started by “Dread Pirate Roberts” in February last year – functions like a black market version of eBay, complete with vendor feedback, dispute resolution and sales promotions. Cocaine and ecstasy sell for a quarter of Australian street prices, while […]

August 11th, 2012
Topic: DRUGS, INTERNET SALES, MAIL ORDER Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

SYNTHETIC DRUGS TO BE PROHIBITED IN AUSTRALIA

SYNTHETIC DRUGS TO BE PLACED ON THE BANNED LIST Eight synthetic cannabis-like substances will be classified as prohibited substances throughout Australia from July 8, with plans to rule out any attempts to circumvent state bans on substances like Kronic. On June 17, Western Australia was one of the first states to implement a ban via […]

July 7th, 2011
Topic: DRUGS Tags: , , ,