Oxycodone use higher in the bush – Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)

But there has been a gradual reduction in pharmaceutical opioid use in some sites, Australia’s third Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program report has shown.

Wastewater analysis is now a standard method of measuring drug use at a population level.

The study focuses on 14 licit and illicit drugs: nicotine (including from tobacco as well as nicotine replacement therapies), alcohol, methylamphetamine, amphetamine, cocaine, MDMA and (more…)