Australia to Fight ‘Ice’ Demand

Australia to Fight ‘Ice’ DemandAustralia to Fight ‘Ice’ Demand

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Sunday unveiled a new 300 million Australian dollar ($220 million) strategy to combat the growing use of crystal methamphetamine, following a government report that Australia had proportionally more users than most countries.

“Proportionally,  ustralians use more methamphetamine, including ‘ice’, than almost any other country,” Turnbull said, adding that the use of ‘ice’ had doubled since 2007 to more than 200,000 users in 2013, with anecdotal evidence of higher current numbers, AFP reported.