Posts Tagged ‘youth drug culture’

Catholic doctors call for action on pills after 68 hospitalised

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Catholic doctors have asked the Indonesian government to take action to stop the abuse of pills containing a combination of paracetamol, carisoprodol and caffeine (PCC). At least  68 young people were hospitalised on the island of Sulawesi last week after taking these pills. Two children died. “It was relaxing as if I was flying. After that, Read more

Policy on drugs endangers youth

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

In today’s youth culture the penalties for taking drugs don’t matter a great deal, because drug-taking has become so normalised in Australia.  “Prohibition of drugs is not working”, according to Vivienne Moxham-Hall. She writes that  “Often kids won’t know what they are taking or can take very dangerous risks in mixing their drugs. If something goes Read more