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On Thin ‘Ice’: Alcohol is the True Epidemic

Are we in the midst of an ice epidemic? Was the Prime Minister correct to say, when launching the National Ice Taskforce, that ice (methamphetamine) is our “worst drug problem” that it’s a “pernicious and evil” drug, and is “far more addictive than any other illicit drug”? Or is this another cycle of drug alarm [...]

By |2020-10-30T17:46:22+11:00April 24th, 2015|Categories: Drugs & Alcohol|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Giving Teens Alcohol in Small Amounts Does Not Promote Responsible Drinking

CHRIS UHLMANN: Allowing teenagers tastes of alcohol to try and promote responsible drinking might be counterproductive. That's the view of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre after a four year study of the drinking habits of 2000 families. Researchers found that teenagers who got alcohol from their parents are three times more likely to [...]

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