The Inaugural David Penington Oration 2023: A Courageous Legacy

On 15 November 2023, Penington Institute held the inaugural David Penington Oration in honour of our namesake and patron. Professor David Penington AC, who passed away earlier this year, was a stalwart of public health who championed rational, compassionate drug policies.   The Oration was held to commemorate Professor Penington’s life and work, including his efforts […]

The Medical Republic: We’re on the path to legal recreational cannabis

Last week, Penington Institute posed the question, “Can a regulated cannabis market improve public health?” in a new webinar series exploring cannabis regulation. Read this great article from The Medical Republic on some key points made by our expert panel. This was the first webinar in our series titled “Global Perspectives on Australia’s Cannabis Future”, where we […]