Drug death toll shows a different response is needed

Drug death toll shows a different response is needed

WHAT better measure of how successful our approach to drugs is there than counting the number of people who die accidentally as a result of a drug overdose?

It’s a grim task that Penington Institute has completed for a second year as part of our International Overdose Awareness Day campaign.

Through our taxes we spend millions of dollars on drug control and yet the death toll keeps rising.

Clearly, something isn’t working.

When laid out, the evidence is damning of our failed approach to drugs in Australia.

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August 31st, 2017|
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