The Ted Noffs Foundation Blog by Matt Noffs

  • GIVE ME 3 REASONS: Questions and answers on drug prohibition

    March 16, 2015 Matt Noffs Comments
    One of the most common opinions I hear from proponents of prohibition is that the alternatives will all lead to an increase in drug use especially amongst young people. The theory is that anything other than absolute prohibition amounts to approval and will be seen as such by our children ...
  • GIVE THEM ICE: How treating drug dependency with drugs works

    March 09, 2015 Matt Noffs Comments
    I don't really like the word addiction. I prefer to say dependency. To me, dependency is a much better characterisation of the problem: when you depend on something, there is an element of that thing having control over you, and loss of control is one of the scariest things ...
  • THE HASLAM LEGACY: Does mental health block medicinal and recreational cannabis?

    March 03, 2015 Matt Noffs Comments
    A variation of this blog was also published in The Canberra Times, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. Click here to see the original OP ED. Following the death of Dan Haslam, the man who helped make medicinal marijuana trials a reality in NSW, we should take a moment ...

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