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; Reports; PublicationNT
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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
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales
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89 Law KE 2 People are getting better at taking cannabis to Aboriginal communities, being supplied by community members themselves, not outsiders. Cannabis wreaks havoc on Aboriginal communities. Kava, alcohol and cannabis all contribute to dysfunction on Aboriginal communities. Organised crime, including outlaw motorcycle gangs, are involved in the supply and sale of ATS. There are individuals who manufacture ATS in the NT but this is not common, these are isolated incidents. Speed comes mainly from interstate, almost always from the Eastern seaboard, whereas cannabis is usually sourced from South Australia. The price of cannabis on Aboriginal communities is alarming.