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Ice Addiction – 12 Worrisome Facts You Have Not Heard Of

ice addictionAustralia is said to be facing an ice epidemic, and as former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott emphatically declared early this year, it is the worst drug problem the nation has had to deal with.

What makes ice—the name the stimulant drug crystal methamphetamine is known by in Australia—raise such alarm bells? Why is this drug getting that kind of attention from government and the media? What is it with ice addiction that makes it such a worrisome issue not only in Australia but in many other countries as well?

Here are 12 worrisome facts that you must know about ice addiction, some of them you probably haven’t heard about before.

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The Major Drug Problem of the Legal Profession in Australia

drug problemFor some time now, the mining and construction industry have been often cited as sectors that have a deeply-rooted drug problem among its workers. However, if news reports, profession insider stories and rumours are to be believed, the legal profession in Australia is also currently facing a major drug problem itself.

Yes, lawyers do get hooked on drugs, as drug use and abuse know no profession, race, sex and age. Anyone can become drugs and abusers, even the ones who are sworn to represent people on trial for drug-related offences or, on the other side of the fence, convict them for those violations.

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