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Cocaine use continues to climb in Canberra, wastewater testing has revealed

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By Peter Brewer
Updated February 25 2021 - 6:05am, first published February 24 2021 - 11:00pm
An AFP Canine drug detection dog at work. Picture: AFP

Australians spent an estimated $750 million a month on methylamphetamine, cocaine, MDMA and heroin at the height of the coronvirus pandemic, with Canberra's per capita illicit drug consumption consistently among the highest in the country.

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Peter Brewer

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Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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