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    Drug Foundation says funding must double to meet need

    Health Minister Johnathan Coleman has confirmed the budget will include new funding for mental health and addiction services as part of its Social Investment Package. However, the NZ Drug Foundation says unless funding is doubled it won't scratch the surface in terms of the growing need for support, particularly among Māori.

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    Drug agency advise to test for synthetic drugs

    A drug-testing agency is advising employers to carry out stricter synthetic drug testing in the workplace. This comes after a man, who chose to remain anonymous, told Kawe Kōrero that he and a number of other people he knew had allegedly turned to smoking synthetics to keep their jobs.

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    Synthetics allegedly used to pass employment drug tests

    Synthetic drugs are allegedly being used as an alternative for people wanting to pass marijuana drug testing with their employers.

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    Life after league for former Warrior Sione Faumuina

    He was once a top rugby league player in New Zealand before alcohol-related issues led to depression.  Now Sione Faumuina is three years sober and is adjusting to life after league.

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    Concern rises over potential loss of mental health and addiction staff

    The CEO of not-for-profit addiction service Odyssey is concerned the sector will lose support staff to the aged care, home support and disability services following a recent pay increase by the government for the sector. A community mental health worker, Kim Baldwin is now considering a career change as a result of the increase. 

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    NZ Drug Foundation wants more focus on health sector to combat synthetic drug abuse

    The Executive Director of the New Zealand Drug Foundation believes the Government needs to ‘step-up’ and adjust its focus on funding and resources aimed at combating the abuse of synthetic drugs.

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    Native Affairs- My bros are dying

    Hastings Mongrel Mob President Rex Timu has filed a Waitangi Tribunal claim on behalf of his chapter calling the New Zealand Health system racist.

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    Online shaming could result in $50,000 fine

    A second graphic video showing the ugly side of drug use has been posted online a fortnight after the zombie-like bath salts clip went viral. The video shows a man swimming in his vomit after allegedly taking synthetic drugs. But with the video's subject being made an example of through social media channels, what are the laws and repercussions for those involved?

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    Mongrel Mob turns to the law for help

    The leader of the Hastings Mongrel Mob Rex Timu has banned methamphetamine from his chapter.

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    Seven people charged after synthetic cannabis operation

    Seven people have been charged following a police operation targeting the sale and distribution of synthetic cannabis in Avondale. 

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