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NT Drug Trends 2009 : Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)

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Title

NT Drug Trends 2009 : Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)

Collection

Northern Territory drug trends; PublicationNT; E-Journals

Date

2010

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Notes

C. Moon

Language

English

Subject

Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Statistics -- Periodicals; Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Drug abuse surveys -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre; University of New South Wales

Place of publication

Sydney (N.S.W.)

Volume

Australian Drug Trends Series No. 44

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/261141

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/488949

Page content

53 Figure 21: Current potency of bush, % commented, 2004-2009 Source: IDRS participant interviews The potency of hydro over the six months before interview was reported as stable (39%, Figure 22) or fluctuating (42%), while the potency bush cannabis was reported to be stable (52%). Figure 22: Change in potency of hydro cannabis in past six months, % able to comment, 2009 Source: IDRS participant interviews 4 39 3 0 0 15 13 16 13 23 21 50 28 58 63 41 28 17 15 19 17 23 35 14 5 7 3 14 17 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 2004 (n=52) 2005 (n=82) 2006 (n=31) 2007 (n=30) 2008 (n=21) 2009 (n=29) % c o m m en te d Dont know High Medium Low Fluctuates 0 6 39 13 42 0 15 52 11 22 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Dont know Increasing Stable Decreasing Fluctuates % c o m m en te d Hydro (n=67) Bush (n=21)