Category Archives: Regional News & Info

Australia’s Favourite Mag for Users’ Leads the Way in Digital E-zines; AND the History of Aussie Drug User Activism goes on Record

The new specially digitized edition of the famous drug user magazine ‘User’s News’ ┬áis finally ready for the world to read and love all over again, just like the first time when the hard copy of User’s News hit Sydney’s … Continue reading

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Life Goes On in Russia’s Crimea

Here are the final 2 blogs in the series of 4, from Igor Kuzmenko’s personal blogs of Crimea, in particular, life for those who once lived under Ukraine law and received Opiate Substitution Treatment (OST) such as methadone only to … Continue reading

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The People and the Power

The fight for the heart of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) It may not be a great leap to suggest that many Europeans woke up last week to a growing sense of anxiety and foreboding about the situation unfolding in Ukraine. … Continue reading

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So just how do you get you methadone in a hurricane??

OK – thought this might be interesting – for those of us who have wonderede – and i bet a lot of opiate users have – just what the goddamn would happen to us if there was a hurricane or … Continue reading

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Anthrax Re-appearing in European Street Heroin

HI, INPUD’s guide on anthrax Just wanting to connect you with a serious issue that has been slowly but surely emerging in Europe amongst street heroin users. INPUD has put an excellent booklet together, below is a slightly edited introduction … Continue reading

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