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Updated 18 September 2015

That drink could be spiked

More cases of drink spiking are being reported in the media. Drinks are not only spiked at pubs and clubs, but also at private house and school parties.

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Going to paint the town red tonight? Think twice about accepting that free drink, it may be spiked. Don’t let this happen to you (or your child).

Take action:

 - Buy your own drinks

Don’t drink anything you didn’t open or see being opened or poured

- Never accept a drink from a stranger

- Don’t share, swap or drink leftover drinks

- Try to drink from a bottle when possible

- Keep your drink in your hand and hold your thumb over the opening if you’re drinking from a bottle

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