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Pass the dutchie on the pharmacist-approved-hand side (and other news you may have missed)

CBD oil may be on the menu for pharmacies soon, while the public service is advised to do absolutely nothing on social media. Catch up with the news you may have missed.

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A national cabinet by another name. Er, let’s call it COAG

Is the 'national cabinet' really a remarkable innovation? Plus more tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.

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Do I need to stop taking anti-inflammatory drugs?

There's a lot of confusion going around about treatment of symptoms. Here's what you need to know.

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After the fires, some new challenges: dead fish, the ice spike and fewer tourists

A huge percentage of NSW's cannabis crop has almost certainly gone up in smoke. These things all have roll-on effects.

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Could environmental action be a single acid trip away?

New studies are uncovering the role psychedelics can play in environmental engagement. And the benefits don't stop there.

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New psychoactive substances are making a mockery of drug laws

A new class of psychoactive substances has the potential to create huge headaches for lawmakers.

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We need an urgent review into Australia’s drug supply chain

In remote central Australia, it's not uncommon for the pharmacy shelves to be bare. Could this awful reality soon be the norm for the rest of the country?

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Why Greta Thunberg vexes conservatives

Crikey readers on millennial and Gen Z climate activism, Andrew Bolt and legalised drugs.

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Did Miranda Devine lose the ‘war on drugs’?

Devine has been one of Australia’s most vociferous opponents of drug reform for decades. In his new book, Antony Loewenstein checks in: is the fight over?

Long live the local pharmacist 

If Australia were to lose half its independent pharmacists to chain replacements, GP visits would go up and actual patient care would go right down.

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