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Meth use increases by five times since 2009: study

Nathanael Cooper reports in the Brisbane Times (7.3.16) on research showing a significant increase in the recent use of methamphetamines in Queensland.

‘Use of methamphetamine is on the increase in Queensland and scientists have the data to prove it.

‘Professor Wayne Hall from the Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research at the University of Queensland has led a study into wastewater at two cities in Queensland over the past six years that has shown levels of methamphetamine residue has increased nearly five times in the study period.’

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