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‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

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‘Hollywood’ drug squads over the top

I guess we have to thank Hollywood for the enduring myth that a black-clad squad of elite 'blokes', preferably with cool helicopters, from the capital are needed to crack down on really serious crime in hick parts of the country like Mullumbimby.

TGA obstructs prescription psilocybin, MDMA

Imagine that some crazy professors convince a bunch of participants at a five-day mindfulness retreat to agree to take part in an experiment where half of them are given magic mushrooms, and half of them a placebo.

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Police confirm Main Arm drug operation

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The Maddogs celebrate victory in the Mullumbimby six-a-side soccer competition.

The Mullumbimby six-a-side soccer competition was decided last month when the Maddogs achieved a 2–0 victory over their arch-rivals Classic VI in the A grade grandfinal.

Each team had beaten the other during the season so the ultimate prize was far from a foregone conclusion when the sides met in the competition’s highly-anticipated finale.

The Maddog’s captain proved the difference and led the way for his team scoring both of his side’s goals.

Grandfinals were also conducted in all other grades. The winners were:

B grade: A Stars

C grade: Rusty Trombones

D grade: The Jerrys

E grade: Benoits

F grade: Young Guns.


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