“..New Zealand’s decade-long epidemic of methamphetamine use is finally winding down.
Preliminary results from a new Health Ministry survey, due to be released soon by Prime Minister John Key – show the proportion of New Zealanders aged 16 to 64 who had used the drug in the previous year has halved from 2.1 per cent, when the last survey was taken in 2007-08 -
- to just 1 per cent.
Detective Senior Sergeant Chris Cahill told a seminar at Auckland University yesterday that the “dramatic drop” tallied with other data suggesting the epidemic peaked in the early 2000s…”
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