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How drugs have moved from the back streets to the boardroom

Thursday 7 June 2012, 9:57AM
By Next magazine
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- An astonishing one in 20 women are taking illegal drugs just to get through the working day.

- Wellington is a hotspot for working women indulging in drugs, which experts suggest could include the likes of methamphetamine, cocaine and ecstasy.

- The new trend for using narcotics just to survive is so commonplace, a significant number of women know people who are doing it. Find out why a top government minister was "horrified" at these new statistics around drug use, by reading the NEXT Report. Compiled from a Nielsen survey of 1000 Kiwi women aged 15+, the report provides a snapshot of the mindset of the country's female population. Covering issues including gender equality, crime, sex and money, it reveals some startling insights into the reality of life in New Zealand in 2012. The July issue of NEXT, on sale Monday June 11, features the full report.