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News • 24 Feb 2017

ABC News: Who can get medical marijuana

This ABC News analysis explores the impact of the Federal Government's  February 2017 approval of the importation of medicinal marijuana.

Deadly and illegal synthetic drugs

News • 23 Feb 2016

ABC 7.30: Potentially deadly and illegal synthetic drugs still available over the counter

Professor Jenny Martin and Michelle Williams are researchers in Clinical Phamacology and Toxicology at the University of Newcastle. They were recently featured on ABC's 7.30 explaining the dangers of illegal synthetic drugs, some of the surprising ingredients, and why one dose can be fatal.

News • 28 Jul 2015

University of Newcastle researchers commence Medical Cannabis Trials

University of Newcastle researchers will undertake critical research as part of Australia's first medical cannabis trial, announced this morning by Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Medical Research Pru Goward.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.