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REDUCING THE SUPPLY OF INHALANTS: FREE DOVETAIL RESOURCES AVAILABLE NOW

REDUCING THE SUPPLY OF INHALANTS: FREE DOVETAIL RESOURCES AVAILABLE NOW

Back in 2013, Dovetail received funding to develop a print and online resource designed to educate retailers on the misuse of inhalable products like deodorants, spray paints and other common household products. There has recently been reports of an increase in inhalant use throughout Queensland, and so we thought it would be timely to promote this useful resource once again. The "Retailers Response to Inhalants" kit includes information about inhalable pro...

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A TRIP THROUGH THE GARDEN EPISODE 4: ANGEL TRUMPET (DATURA)

A TRIP THROUGH THE GARDEN EPISODE 4: ANGEL TRUMPET (DATURA)

The term "Angel Trumpets" refers to one of two types of plant - Datura stramonium or a species of Brugmansia. The distinct trumpet-shaped flowers contain the substances scopolamine and atropine (and others) which cause delirium when consumed. There are occasional reports of hospitalisations related to Angel Trumpet consumption, sometimes in young people experimenting. This short video provides an overview Angel Trumpets, and the nature of some of th...

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