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Information session on Synthetic Drugs

OASI Foundation in collaboration with Forensic Scientist Godwin Sammut from the University of Malta, organized an informative session on Synthetic Drugs, on Tuesday 21st November 2017, at the OASI Centre which is situated in Victoria, Gozo. A large number of professionals from various sectors both from Malta and Gozo attended.


This was one of the activities that the OASI Foundation is holding to inform the public on the matter of legalisation of cannabis for recreational purposes. Other lectures involving the public particularly the parents are also in the pipeline.


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"I believe that legalisation of cannabis will be interpreted that there is no harm for a person 


to do drugs in all its forms and modes of ingestion, something which is obviously wrong. 

On the contrary, society, through those responsible for its good administering, has the responsibility 

to protect persons from myriad forms of poverty which drugs can lead to."

(Fr. Emmanuel Cordina to all national stakeholders, Victoria, Gozo, 17 July 2017)


"There should not be any compromise where drug use was concerned and thus I express my support to the OASI Foundation in its stand against the legalisation of recreational drugs."

(Bishop Mgr Mario Grech in his homely on the feast of Santa Maria, Victoria, Gozo, 15 August 2017)


"Be fearless in clearly and calmly reminding everyone that a society 

under the spell of drugs suffers a moral metastasis that peddles hellfire, 

sows rampant corruption and creates fiscal paradises."                                                                                 

 (Pope Francis to the bishops in Bogota, Colombia, 7 September 2017)



Ittra Pastorali fl-okkazjoni tas-Sollennita' ta' Santa Marija Assunta mill-Isqof Mario Grech


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M'ghandix dubju li nkun qed nesprimi s-sentiment tad-diretturi, haddiema, voluntiera, klijenti, residenti u familjari taghhom, benefatturi ral-OASI u hafna ohrajn meta nibghat l-apprezzament tieghi lill-Isqof Mario Grech ta' Ittra Pastorali tieghu fl-okkazjoni tas-Sollennita' ta' Santa Marija Assunta, ezortazzjoni b'kontenut spiritwali imma profondament socjo-pastorali li jirrifletti s-sentimenti attwali tal-poplu nisrani. Nawgura Festa t-Tajba lil kulhadd!

Dun Manwel Cordina.
Direttur Generali tal-OASI




Effect of marijuana use on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular mortality

A study using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey linked mortality file : Barbara A Yankey, Richard Rothenberg, Sheryl Strasser, Kim Ramsey-White, Ike S Okosun: August 8, 2017.
Read article here.