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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Surge in methamphetamine use among Aboriginal peoples

Date posted: 22 July 2014

The Northern Territory Police says there has been a significant increase in the amount of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples using methamphetamine in urban areas.

At a health conference in Darwin last week, a leading Aboriginal advocate, Dr Tom Calma, says the drug is now creeping into remote communities in the Territory.

Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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Last updated: 18 July 2014
 
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