Various interest groups have told a parliamentary inquiry into the drug known as ice that the Australian government’s campaign against the drug is leaving users stigmatised, says Bridie Jabour in a report for The Guardian.
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One of the biggest health problems in Australia today is alcohol abuse, and Australians need to tackle this problem now, says Brian Owler in an article for The Sydney Morning Herald. As a doctor, Owler said he has had to personally deal with the consequences of alcohol abuse, including injuries from accidents as well as…
Apparently, drug traffickers will use anyone, even the elderly, just so they could smuggle ice into Australia. According to a report by Sean Rubinsztein-Dunlop and Jeanavive McGregor, this MO was uncovered following the death of a Gold Coast grandfather in China, where he was arrested with nearly 1.9 kilograms of the drug methamphetamine.
In the wake of the positive ice drug test on the race horse named Shockaholic, Australian Trainers’ Association president Robbie Griffiths says a drug testing programme for horse trainers’ staff should be taken into consideration.
Australian authorities may have seized record numbers of ice shipments and have made a ton of arrests, but as long as demand for the drug is high, police work cannot slow the supply of ice, reports Dan Box for The Australian.
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It’s bad enough when establishments with liquor licences do not shut down customers who are drinking to excess, but it’s a lot worse when someone sells alcohol without a permit or licence of any kind, and at a boat trip at that. Now a company which did the exact same thing is in legal trouble…