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

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Title

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

Collection

NT trends in ecstasy and related drug markets; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2011

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2011; Australian drug trends series No. 80

Language

English

Subject

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

Publisher name

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

Place of publication

Sydney (N.S.W)

ISBN

9780733430206

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/242182

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/610318

Page content

48 Table 38: People from whom cannabis was purchased in the preceding six months, 2007-2011 (%) Hydro Bush 2007 N=10 6 2008 N=10 3 2009 N=9 9 2010 N=9 9 2011 N=9 8 2007 N=10 6 2008 N=10 3 2009 N=9 9 2010 N=9 9 2011 N=9 8 Did not respond 41 33 29 42 47 72 79 71 67 88 Did respond 59 67 71 58 53 28 21 29 33 12 Of those who responded: Source person Street dealer 37 23 41 9 8 20 14 24 9 8 Friends 40 46 35 52 64 47 64 55 72 83 Gift from friends 10 0 0 0 0 Known dealer 29 28 13 25 21 20 9 10 9 8 Workmates 2 1 0 3 0 0 Acquaintances 22 22 7 9 8 27 23 7 Unknown dealer 6 1 2 4 13 5 0 3 Mobile dealers 11 0 0 7 5 0 Source venue Home delivery 19 16 13 16 11 20 18 17 13 17 Dealers home 27 28 24 25 21 17 14 14 13 8 Friends home 32 35 35 30 53 30 59 48 47 67 Acquaintance s house 18 17 3 4 6 13 14 0 Street market 13 10 21 4 6 10 9 14 6 8 Work 2 0 0 3 0 0 Agreed public location 27 19 1 20 4 27 14 0 19 Source: IDRS participant interviews 5.4.3 Potency Over half of respondents (51%) rated current potency of hydro as high, the same percentage as rated this form of cannabis as possessing high potency in 2007 and 2008 and almost identical to the 53% who rated hydro as being of high potency in 2010 (Figure 27). Only 2% rated hydro potency as low (5% in 2010).


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