The Law

Screen Shot 2015-10-26 at 9.06.49 PMThe following drugs are illegal in Australia:

  • Cannabis, including some synthetic cannabinoids
  • Cocaine
  • Ecstasy (MDMA)
  • GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate)
  • Heroin
  • ICE
  • LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)
  • Mepherdone
  • PCP (phencyclidine)
  • PMA (paramethoxyamphetamine) and PMMA (paramethoxymethamphetamine).

Possessing, using, making or selling them, or driving under their influence come with very strict penalties. This penalties, depending on the severity of the drug-related activity, include fines, good behavior sentences, a criminal record or jail time!! The law is strict in Australia when it comes to drugs and you don’t want to be messing with it!!

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Do you have questions about legal officers and drug use? Are you a law student worried about how law school is effecting your relationship with substances? Or just interested in how to tackle issues relating to drugs if they were to come up in your future career? Then you’ve come to the right place!!!1

Are YOU in a position to Judge? is a campaign I will be running over the next few weeks with the aim of addressing the prevalence of drug abuse among lawyers and law students in Australia. The objective is to increase the number of law students accessing information relating to drug problems and the legal profession. So stay tuned for all the information you could ever need and some along the way 🙂