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Police charge seven with drug supply at music festival

Police charge seven with drug supply at music festival

December 16, 2019 2 min read

 A woman allegedly carrying 1000 MDMA capsules, and ketamine is one of 18 people charged with drug offences at the Epik Music Festival. A high-visibility police operation was conducted at the Epik Music Festival held at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, yesterday (Saturday 14 December 2019). The operation involved officers from the South West Metropolitan
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Drug-driving mum has been jailed over multiple car crash in WA

Drug-driving mum has been jailed over multiple car crash in WA

October 30, 2019 2 min read

A drug-affected driver who claimed she had no memory of a multiple car crash that caused life-threatening injuries to two people in Perth has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison. Irene Ai-Lin Goh, 43, pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm to Jake Brewer-Joyce and Jarrod MacLean on a 100 km/h
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How drug testing kits contribute to site safety

How drug testing kits contribute to site safety

October 30, 2019 4 min read

Abstaining from drugs helps keep workers alert and alive on site. Drug testing kits are a great way to ensure peace of mind for workers who need to keep a clear head. Substance abuse can be a recipe for disaster in any workplace. Not only can this result in production issues associated with poor performance
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Drug overdoses kill one Australian every five hours

Drug overdoses kill one Australian every five hours

October 30, 2019 3 min read

Unintentional deaths increased 38% between 2001 and 2017, annual report reveals Fatal drug overdoses are more common in regional Victoria and New South Wales than anywhere else in Australia, and those deaths are increasingly linked to heroin, an annual report has found. The overdose report by the Penington Institute, released on Tuesday, found that the number of
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99% Of Users Bin Drugs When Told They Contained Unknown Substances

99% Of Users Bin Drugs When Told They Contained Unknown Substances

January 14, 2019 3 min read

SECRET, unauthorised pill testing by a Perth researcher at a music festival last summer found 99 per cent of users chose to bin their drugs when told they contained unknown substances.   An image sourced from the web of a pill testing kit in action. Picture: vice.comSource:PerthNow SECRET, unauthorised pill testing by a Perth researcher
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Drug driver clocked at 216km/hr before fatal crash

Drug driver clocked at 216km/hr before fatal crash

November 30, 2018 2 min read

In an ice-induced psychosis, Tomas Targownik blew through a red light at more than 200km/h, forced a car off the road and ploughed into the back of a Melbourne accountant’s Mercedes. Kandasamy Uthayanan was trapped as his car careened down Waverley Road, smashed into a light pole and exploded in flames. The 49-year-old accountant, known
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