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«Within our armed robberies, I can’t canada goose black friday sale remember a case that didn’t have a drug component; they are almost all 95 per cent related, and of the drugs, methamphetamine has become overwhelmingly the drug of choice. So the vast majority of those armed robbery cases involves methamphetamine,» he said.

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Meth leads to irrational acts: Chief JusticeJustice Martin said a fundamental problem with methamphetamine, as opposed to heroin, was canada goose uk outlet that meth led people to behave irrationally and do things they could not explain.

«With heroin, people would tend to go to sleep, slow down; methamphetamine makes people think they are super human, will encourage 48 hour binges, during which five serious crimes might be committed,» he said.

«And the levels of violence we are seeing levels of utterly irrational violence we are seeing are quite extraordinary.

«People do bizarre things they wouldn’t do if they weren’t using meth. people say they can’t explain why they did what they did.»

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«Heroin and cocaine are both made of canada goose clearance sale natural products not grown in Australia they have to be imported so that gives us a point of border control,» he said.

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«The feedback I am getting from both police and senior officials in the Aboriginal Legal Service canada goose clearance is that Canada Goose Online meth is now finding its way to those communities, and that is grave concern.

«Because we already have a significant problem with excessive violence in those communities, throw in a chemical that exacerbates violence, and I am terrified about what canada goose coats the consequences might be.»

Kimberley elder concerned over ice impactOne of the most senior Indigenous leaders in the Kimberley said she also held grave concerns for the impact the ice could have on remote communities in the north.

Bunuba woman June Oscar, chief executive of the Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre in Fitzroy Crossing, told 720 ABC Perth she was worried about the increasing use of methamphetamines in the Kimberley.

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Ms Oscar said better education and awareness campaigns were needed to prevent young people from getting hooked.

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