Australia’s Health Minister Greg Hunt told The Daily Telegraph “Australians are proportionally using more methamphetamine, including ice, than almost any other country, conservative estimates suggest there are more than 200,000 ice users in Australia.” With alarming statements like this, the chances of you living in or near a property contaminated ...
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There is a very real issue that’s affecting the health of tenants and contaminating homes in Australia to the point where it can cost a landlord tens of thousands of dollars to remediate. The issue is methamphetamine contamination caused, not only by undetected meth labs, but also the smoking of ...
Although Methamphetamine can be produced or cooked in many different locations there are certain warning signs that may indicate a drug house. Making or cooking methamphetamine requires minimal training and experience and limited amounts of equipment and chemicals, both of which are relatively inexpensive. Meth Labs can be found in ...
A Meth Lab, or Clandestine Drug Lab can exist in private residences, rental homes, motel rooms, garages, campgrounds, moving vans, storage facilities, horse trailers, houseboats, and commercial establishments. This illegal production does more than just produce an addictive and deadly drug; it also puts the surrounding community at a significant ...
Many home buyers unknowingly buy homes contaminated by methamphetamine, which when smoked or manufactured, release dangerous chemicals into the air that can cling to clothing, carpets, and walls. A dream home can quickly turn into a nightmare. A contaminated home can not only cause sickness but also be uninhabitable for ...
Following the arrest of a 19-year-old Hong Kong gambling boat worker who was part of a drug trafficking syndicate behind the biggest ice haul in WA history, the need for appropriate community awareness and understand of methamphetamine and the dangers it appends to the community. China-born Pak Cheong Cheung has been ...
When a person enters a meth lab before it has been properly cleaned and decontaminated, contamination becomes a real and serious health risk. Immediate exposure to a meth lab is serious. Toxicity levels and the sudden release of gasses can lead to long term health issues and potential disability due ...
Methamphetamine consists of a powerful combination of hundreds of chemical substances such as lithium, toluene, iodine, Freon, sulphuric acid, muriatic acid, ether, anhydrous ammonia and pseudoephedrine among others. Poor handling of meth can have catastrophic repercussions. It can easily lead to contamination of property including wallboard, carpets, ceiling tiles, furniture, ...
'We discovered our dream home was once a meth lab' A Weekly investigation discovers innocent families are getting sick after inadvertently moving into homes once used as illegal drug labs. Australia's ice epidemic causes heartache not only for users and their families, but also the innocent people who inadvertently ...