Australian Drinking Trends

Australian Drinking Trends

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Australian Drinking Trends There are few places in the world in which alcohol is not consumed, often daily, by individuals. In regards to Australian drinking trends, researchers have found that of the heaviest drinkers, ten percent drink over half the alcohol consumed in the area. This is an average of six standard drinks a day […]

New Zealand Drug Use Rates: A New High

New Zealand Drug Use Rates: A New High

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New Zealand Drug Use Rates: A New High New Zealand is a beautiful, sovereign island country in the Pacific Ocean that is known for the biodiversity of plant and animal life. This highly developed country ranks highly in international comparisons in the areas of national performance, such as quality of life, education, and economic freedom, […]

Female Drug Trafficking in Australia and New Zealand

Female Drug Trafficking in Australia and New Zealand

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What is Drug Trafficking? Drug trafficking is defined by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime as a ‘global illicit trade involving the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of substances which are subject to drug prohibition laws. Drug trafficking can involve the manufacturing of drugs of any type, the illegal sales of such drugs […]

Meth Labs and Australian Biker Gangs: A Scary Trend

Meth Labs and Australian Biker Gangs: A Scary Trend

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Biker Gangs and Meth Labs Australia has a unique growing problem in the meth related world. Bikie gangs have created a business model of sorts to spread methamphetamines across Australia using Meth labs. The problem is, they are recruiting children to help. In 2015, Victoria’s former police commissioner said that motorcycle gangs played an enormous […]

Heavy Cannabis Use Among Young People in Oceania

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Drug Use Among Young Users The sad fact is that drug use and the associated health consequences are highest among young people. Most research suggests that early drug use among those aged 12 to 14 and those in late adolescence, ages 15 to 17 are critical for the initiation of substance use. Substance abuse tends […]

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