Story: Drugs

Young man huffing, 1988 (2nd of 3)

Young man huffing, 1988

A young man inhales solvents in a plastic bag to get a high. This is known as huffing, and tended to be a habit of younger people. It has resulted in several fatalities in New Zealand.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1988/1624
Photograph by Merv Griffiths

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Jock Phillips, 'Drugs - Hard drugs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/39577/young-man-huffing-1988 (accessed 7 December 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 5 Sep 2013