WA Police have been testing for meth in the state's wastewater and the latest results look promising, suggesting meth use in Perth has decreased by more than 25% in the past year.

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WA Police have been testing for meth in the state's wastewater and the latest results look ...

ABC News, Sydney, ABC News Evenings with The Business, Newsreader 12 Jun 2017 8:23 PM

Duration: 1 min 40 secs • ASR AUD 5,510 • National • Australia • UWA - Radio & TV • ID: M00070698252

WA Police have been testing for meth in the state's wastewater and the latest results look promising, suggesting meth use in

Perth has decreased by more than 25% in the past year. For Bunbury, the previous meth capital of the country, it's down by

almost 40%. But Michelle Roberts, WA Police Minister, is not convinced, saying it remains a significant concern. Anas

Ghadouani, University of WA, says results should be treated with caution.

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58,000 All, 32,000 MALE 16+, 24,000 FEMALE 16+

Interviewees

Anas Ghadouani, University of WA|Michelle Roberts, WA Police Minister|Pryce Scanlan, WA Police

Also broadcast from the following 10 stations

ABC News (Melbourne), ABC News (Regional NSW), ABC News (Brisbane), ABC News (Adelaide), ABC News

(Perth), ABC News (Regional Queensland), ABC

Period12 Jun 2017

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  • TitleWA Police have been testing for meth in the state's wastewater and the latest results look promising, suggesting meth use in Perth has decreased by more than 25% in the past year.
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC news
    Media typeTelevision
    CountryAustralia
    Date12/06/17
    DescriptionWA Police have been testing for meth in the state's wastewater and the latest results look ... ABC News, Sydney, ABC News Evenings with The Business, Newsreader 12 Jun 2017 8:23 PM Duration: 1 min 40 secs • ASR AUD 5,510 • National • Australia • UWA - Radio & TV • ID: M00070698252 WA Police have been testing for meth in the state's wastewater and the latest results look promising, suggesting meth use in Perth has decreased by more than 25% in the past year. For Bunbury, the previous meth capital of the country, it's down by almost 40%. But Michelle Roberts, WA Police Minister, is not convinced, saying it remains a significant concern. Anas Ghadouani, University of WA, says results should be treated with caution. Audience 58,000 All, 32,000 MALE 16+, 24,000 FEMALE 16+ Interviewees Anas Ghadouani, University of WA|Michelle Roberts, WA Police Minister|Pryce Scanlan, WA Police Also broadcast from the following 10 stations ABC News (Melbourne), ABC News (Regional NSW), ABC News (Brisbane), ABC News (Adelaide), ABC News (Perth), ABC News (Regional Queensland), ABC
    PersonsAnas Ghadouani