May 2015

Commented on a story 8th May 2015 5:23 AM

POLICE are unable to provide a breakdown of alleged positive drug tests during Mardigrass to determine how many people of the 114 detected were under the influence of cannabis or ice.

Police can't determine which drugs caused positive tests

"You cvan't. The published paper on the draeger 5000 showed median time for occasional users (half..."

Commented on a story 8th May 2015 5:23 AM

POLICE are unable to provide a breakdown of alleged positive drug tests during Mardigrass to determine how many people of the 114 detected were under the influence of cannabis or ice.

Police can't determine which drugs caused positive tests

"The study on the Draeger 5000 showed median time for occasional cannabis users was 12 hours and..."

Commented on a story 8th May 2015 5:23 AM

POLICE are unable to provide a breakdown of alleged positive drug tests during Mardigrass to determine how many people of the 114 detected were under the influence of cannabis or ice.

Police can't determine which drugs caused positive tests

"Wrong..the draeger 5000 can test for opiates and cocaine"

Commented on a story 8th May 2015 5:23 AM

POLICE are unable to provide a breakdown of alleged positive drug tests during Mardigrass to determine how many people of the 114 detected were under the influence of cannabis or ice.

Police can't determine which drugs caused positive tests

"because you are not subject to or empathetic to the persecution experienced by illicit drug use."

Commented on a story 8th May 2015 5:23 AM

POLICE are unable to provide a breakdown of alleged positive drug tests during Mardigrass to determine how many people of the 114 detected were under the influence of cannabis or ice.

Police can't determine which drugs caused positive tests

"I suspect the new drug test you refer to is the same Draeger drug test 5000 used here"

April 2015

Commented on a story 24th Apr 2015 8:07 AM

KYOGLE Mayor Danielle Mulholland is fuming that her council will not receive any funding from the Federal Government’s $300 million Bridge Renewal program.

Kyogle mayor fuming over lack of funds for bridges

"Page MP Kevin Hogan said the feedback on Kyogle's application was that "it was lacking in sufficient..."

Commented on a story 8th Apr 2015 8:01 AM

A 28-year-old single mum and recovering addict says ice is a "horrific" drug that would have killed her if she hadn't received help.

Addict's story: How I survived a $1200-a-day ice habit

"$600 a gram... errant nonsense.... at that price no one would use meth because cocaine, a far superior..."

Voted in a poll 3rd Apr 2015 8:29 AM

March 2015

Commented on a story 3rd Mar 2015 3:33 PM

A FEW weeks ago in this column I likened the current situation in Canberra to Game of Thrones … it’s closer now to The Walking Dead.

OPINION: Tony's fiascos mean it's time for him to go

""According to the Counting Dead Women project, 13 Australian women were murdered, allegedly as the..."

February 2015

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