Law Stories


Associate Professor Kate Seear explores the ethics of law around drug use in her new book, “Law, Drugs and the making of addiction. Just Habits.”
At the book’s launch, Seear talked about her research for the book, and her surprise at a common theme.

On Tuesday 10th of January 2017, Greg Kasarik had his second day in court. He had hoped to push his minor charge of possession of a ‘drug of dependence’ (Victorian legalese for all prohibited drugs in the state) to the Supreme Court, where he intends to challenge the basis of the law. Unfortunately, the presiding Magistrate […]

The following letter comes from a contributor who has a rather important story to tell of just how much our stupid draw laws can screw over the majority of drug consumers who are non-problematic and enjoy alternative psychoactives to alcohol.  His story is not an isolated one but his desire to tell it is rare. […]


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