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A law change to give police stronger powers to tackle makers and sellers of synthetic drugs could be on the cards, the police minister says.
Synthetic addicts in the Napier suburb of Maraenui are giving up trying to quit the drug, saying getting help is simply too hard after a local free walk-in…
Police in Napier say they are doing all they can to stop sellers of synthetic cannabis in the suburb of Maraenui, but it's difficult to shut them down… Audio
In Napier's poorest suburb, empty lots replace state housing, unemployment dominates, and, each evening, synthetic cannabis joints light up as 'The Nui' falls…
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