Australias Daily Telegraph reported that ecstasy use is rife amongst New South Wales cops this week, after an official police report revealed that significant numbers of Sydney cops are both using and supplying narcotics.
The Police Integrity Commission Abelia investigation report described how officers routinely took drugs including ecstasy at nightclubs and at the homes of friends, reflecting the massive popularity of E in
Some officers mentioned stress, either at work or in their personal lives, or just simply 'lifestyle choices' as reasons why they used illegal drugs, the report stated, A number of officers who spoke about family or personal stress also admitted that they enjoyed using drugs socially.
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And the top factor associated with drug use? they asked, Simply being a young, single, man who goes to the pub three times a week.
The percentage figures contrasted intriguingly with new data from the States, which revealed that 9.8 percent of the population needed treatment for substance abuse or dependence in the last year.
The figure of 23.5 million Americans in need of drug related (including alcohol) medical assistance in 2004 was two million more than for 2003, reflecting the continuing abject failure of the