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Should Drug Drivers Face Tougher Penalties Than Drink Drivers?

Bill Potts argues No! Drug drivers shouldn’t face tougher penalties than drink drivers.
The Sunday Mail | April 11, 2010 | Page 57.

Before there is a knee-jerk reaction, we need to improve the technology and the testing of drug drivers so the courts can see the levels of effect of drugs on people stopped by the police.

Hussain Killer Unlikely To Face Justice

February 18, 2010 3:11pm | COURTNEY TRENWITH | Brisbane Times

Without “startling” fresh evidence it is unlikely the person who killed Gold Coast woman Shaheda Hussain will ever be punished, lawyers are concluding.

A day after Mrs Hussain’s daughter Kaihana Tahseen Hussain was acquitted of her murder in the Supreme Court, legal avenues to prosecute her killer appear to be closing up.

Curfew: Replica Firearm In Gold Coast Nightclub

The mother of a man charged over allegedly threatening a Surfers Paradise nightclub patron with a fake handgun told a court she would ‘tie up’ her son so he did not break his curfew.

Jim Stokes, 23, of Surfers Paradise, was granted bail in Southport Magistrates Court yesterday on strict conditions, including that he live with his mother, abide by a 9pm curfew and stay out of the Surfers Paradise nightclub precinct.

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