The Ted Noffs Foundation Blog by Matt Noffs

  • Nixon, Racism and a hatred of youth: How the WAR ON DRUGS began

    June 05, 2017 The Noffs Team Comments
    For many people, including myself, when first confronted by the idea that the 'War on Drugs' has its origins in racism - it's a little bit difficult to believe and also sounds hokey if not outright conspiracy theory. But when we look closely at where and how the terminology was ...
  • #JustOneLife ☝️ - Video 4: Everybody's life means something

    May 08, 2017 The Noffs Team Comments
    Have a listen to David Caldicott, Alex Wodak and Matt Noffs discuss why the #JustOneLife campaign is important to them, why it is important for young people, and why it is so necessary we make it a success. Dr Caldicott and Dr Wodak both have extensive experience in the medical ...
  • #JustOneLife ☝️ - Video 3: What's stopping pill testing?

    May 01, 2017 The Noffs Team Comments
    What is stopping pill testing? The fact that many of our leaders are clinging on to the failed ideology of the war on drugs. Is death an appropriate punishment for young people experimenting? When governments say no to pill testing, they are implicitly part of these deaths. This anti-reform campaign ...
  • #JustOneLife ☝️ - Video 2: Why pill testing?

    April 24, 2017 The Noffs Team Comments
    Why pill testing? Why are we pushing this initiative so strongly? Not only is it a way for people to find out exactly what and how much they are consuming, thus helping them make informed decisions, it is also an effective way of reaching a demographic that are often unreachable ...
  • #JustOneLife ☝️

    April 04, 2017 The Noffs Team Comments
    Our campaign for pill testing is becoming more urgent every day. We’ve seen too many young people suffer the adverse effects of drugs at Australian music festivals, and some have died as a result. The past year has seen a rise in new synthetic drugs hitting Australian streets; these ...

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