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NZ's world-high drug use no surprise - Experts - National - NZ Herald News

NZ's world-high drug use no surprise - Experts - National - NZ Herald News | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
Experts are not surprised by new research showing New Zealand and Australia share the highest rates of cannabis and methamphetamine use in the world. - New Zealand Herald
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Recent statistics to highlight why it is an issue. Also suggests some strategies to address the issue

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Police welcome government funding for anti-methamphetamine ...

Police welcome government funding for anti-methamphetamine ... | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
The Police Attaché will play an integral role in the government's Methamphetamine Action Plan which was launched in 2009 to combat the use of methamphetamine (P) in New Zealand. Assistant Police Commissioner ...
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21 arrests, $20,000 of methamphetamine seized and $300k house ...

21 arrests, $20,000 of methamphetamine seized and $300k house ... | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
Over the past seven days, Wellington District Police and the New Zealand Customs Service have deployed more than 60 staff in a prevention-focussed operation targeting organised crime and drugs. Detectives, dog handlers ...
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60 Minutes "Ice" Special

A Sixty Minutes special on the dangers of the drug "Ice". Features the story of Darren Marton.
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Children's food kept with Methamphetamine equipment – boy and ...

Children's food kept with Methamphetamine equipment – boy and ... | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
The case has appalled Police Minister Anne Tolley, who said methamphetamine “has no place in our communities”. Latest statistics held by her office showed 26 New Zealand children were found living in P-labs in 2011 and ...
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National Statement to United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs Meeting, Vienna, Austria « LiveNews.co.nz

National Statement to United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs Meeting, Vienna, Austria « LiveNews.co.nz | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
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What is Meth, Effects of Meth & Facts About Methamphetamine - Meth Project

What is Meth, Effects of Meth & Facts About Methamphetamine - Meth Project | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
Everything you've ever wanted to know about Meth. Ask the Meth Project to get your questions answered with straight facts about Meth and true stories.
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Nigerian led methamphetamine syndicate shutdown | New Zealand ...

Nigerian led methamphetamine syndicate shutdown | New Zealand ... | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
A five week joint OFCANZ and NZ Customs Service identified two further importations of Methamphetamine totalling over 1.2 kilograms and valued at $1.2 million. “The Methamphetamine had been sent to New Zealand ...
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Ibogaine trial ‘worth the risk’

Ibogaine trial ‘worth the risk’ | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
CADS clinical director Susanna Galea says an acclaimed addiction recovery drug could be very beneficial.
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Pacific.scoop.co.nz » Questions and Answers – May 27

Pacific.scoop.co.nz » Questions and Answers – May 27 | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
Hon ANNE TOLLEY (Minister of Police): Yesterday the Prime Minister announced over $6 million worth of new initiatives to continue reducing the supply and demand of methamphetamine in New Zealand. This funding, part of ...
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Illicit drug report confirms rise in crystal meth - Massey University

Illicit drug report confirms rise in crystal meth - Massey University | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
Crystal methamphetamine use is on the rise among frequent methamphetamine users an annual report on illegal drug use shows.
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Meth Kids | Police Association

Meth Kids | Police Association | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
Research on children living in homes used as methamphetamine labs confirms police concerns over the risks. Ellen Brook reports. The worrying trend of young children living in meth labs and being exposed to toxic chemicals has been highlighted in a research project with support from the Police National Clan Lab Response team in Auckland.
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$3.3 million of meth found in shampoo bottle | Otago Daily Times ...

$3.3 million of meth found in shampoo bottle | Otago Daily Times ... | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
"An individual or group of individuals went to a lot of effort to try and smuggle the methamphetamine into New Zealand without being detected." Organised and Financial Crime Agency of New Zealand (OFCANZ) and Customs ...
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More Methamphetamine use found in mothers in New Zealand | Fav ...

More Methamphetamine use found in mothers in New Zealand | Fav ... | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
Methamphetamine use among Kiwi women of child bearing age is on the increase, a researcher says. Development psychologist Trecia Wouldes says intervention is vital to educate women of the dangers if they take P during ...
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Methamphetamine: Toxic time bomb lurking within

Methamphetamine: Toxic time bomb lurking within | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
The Bay of Plenty Times this week carried the story of little Alicia Steenson, who has been diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia that her parents believe was caused by methamphetamine contaminat...
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Montana Meth Project

Montana Meth Project | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
The Montana Meth Project is a large-scale prevention program aimed at reducing first-time meth use through public service messaging, public policy, and community outreach.
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Nigel Latta takes a look at the life on Antonie Dixon. The man who, on a P-fuelled rampage, attacked two female friends with a samurai sword, and then shot a total stranger.
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Methcon Group Limited

Methcon Group Limited | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
Reduce demand for drugs and alcohol by providing education solutions for businesses and communities.
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Boost for war on Methamphetamine in New Zealand | Fav Meth ...

Boost for war on Methamphetamine in New Zealand | Fav Meth ... | NZ health issue-Methamphetamine use | Scoop.it
The war on methamphetamine is set to get a big boost. The Government has announced it will pour $3 million from the Criminal Recovery Act into anti-P initiatives. Since the Criminal Proceeds Act came in four years ago, the ...
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