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Perth Meth Use Rampant Despite Record Drug Seizures

An examination of waste water treatment plants shows Aussies have used a staggering $9 billion worth of drugs over the past 12 months. WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson has revealed West Australians now consume more than $27 million worth of methamphetamine every week. Mr Dawson, pictured, told a Committee for Economic Development of Australia conference …

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Mandatory Meth-Contamination Testing Not on Cards For Act Rentals

The ACT government does not intend to introduce compulsory methamphetamine testing for rental properties, despite specialists in decontamination reporting an increased workload as more houses are found to be affected. Western Australia’s government is set to consider mandatory testing, in an Australian first that would protect landlords from clean-up costs and prevent new tenants moving …

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Homeowner Horror as Tests Find Traces of Meth in 60 per cent of Properties

Landlords and renters are facing a hidden poisons crisis, with an alarming number of properties testing positive for the drug ice and the deadly chemicals used to make it. Up to 60 per cent of homes tested in Sydney by one company at the request of owners have recorded positive results, The Saturday Telegraph can …

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Heathridge Property Owners Left with Tough Choice as Experts Reveal 400 Homes per Month Are Riddled with Meth Residue

Video here: https://thewest.com.au/news/today-tonight/heathridge-property-owners-left-with-tough-choice-as-experts-reveal-400-homes-per-month-are-riddled-with-meth-residue-ng-b881087594z Perth homeowners have been left with the unenviable choice of demolishing their home or forking out as much as $36,000 in clean-up fees after their property was turned into a meth den. To decontaminate, it will cost them about $36,000. That doesn’t include the screening already undertaken. Insurance won’t cover a cent. The …

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Kids Living with ‘Meth Lab’ Dad Test Positive to Drugs

So we now know that children living in a contaminated environment can have meth in their system.hashtag#contaminationhashtag#rentalshashtag#methscreenhashtag#proactive Original article: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/children-living-with-their-meth-lab-dad-test-positive-to-drugs/news-story/6cc58417549d1ccbb6bf43b198f32ab8?utm_content=SocialFlow&utm_campaign=EditorialSF&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_source=DailyTelegraph

Mandatory Meth Testing on the Cards for WA Rental Homes in Australia First

Western Australia’s ice epidemic could impact homeowners with the State Government set to consider mandatory testing for methamphetamine contamination in rental properties. The move to test if houses have been used as drug labs, or had residue from meth use, would be an Australian first, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia. Compulsory testing will …

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Fresh Calls for Meth Tests after Poisoned Renter Forced to Abandon Her Possessions

There are renewed calls for landlords to test for the residue of a potent drug inside their properties after a New South Wales tenant became ill and was forced to abandon her possessions. KEY POINTS: NSW renter says she fell ill, had to discard her possessions due to ice contamination Detection firm says scores of …

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