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NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)



NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets 2011 : findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)


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Date:2011; Australian drug trends series No. 80




Drug abuse surveys -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Ecstasy (Drug) -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Drug abuse -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

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

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Sydney (N.S.W)



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84 Figure 51: Proportion of participants reporting engagement in criminal activity in prior month, by offence type, 2000-2011 Source: IDRS participant interviews Forty-four percent of the sample reported having been imprisoned at some time, the same proportion as in 2010. 7.2 Arrests Table 66 shows that there had been one heroin consumer arrest in 2009/10. Although there had been three seizures, these accounted for only two grams. Table 66: Heroin arrest and seizure characteristics, 2005/06-2009/10 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 Consumer arrests 0 1 1 0 1 Provider arrests 0 0 0 0 0 Total arrests* 0 1 1 0 1 Seizure number 1 2 1 2 3 Seizure weight (g) 2 1 2 641 2 Source: Australian Crime Commission (ACC) * Includes arrests where consumer/provider status is not provided and so may be greater than the sum of the rows above The number of ATS seizures decreased from 183 in 2008/09 to 167 in 2009/10 (Figure 52). The weight of seizures (6,344 grams) was far less than in 2008/09 (38,937 grams). 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 % ID U Property crime Dealing Fraud Violent crime

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