Pandemic party time? How Australia’s illicit drugs scene changed with COVID-19

Addiction experts analyse the set-backs and the advances that coincided with lockdown

John Ryan sounds a bit like the ABC’s Alan Kohler reporting on the financial market — except what he’s talking about is the market for illicit drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

John Ryan.
John Ryan.

"Methamphetamine was apparently a bit patchy at times, but it generally continued to be available.

“Cannabis certainly continued to be available.

“I’ve heard