People Sniffing Petrol

Some articles on petrol, sniffing:

Dusting (inhalent Abuse) - Patterns of Non-medical Usage - Australia
... Australia has long faced a petrol (gasoline) sniffing problem in isolated and impoverished aboriginal communities ... Although some sources argue that sniffing was introduced by United States servicemen stationed in the nation's Top End during World War II or through experimentation by 1940s-era Cobourg ... Chronic, heavy petrol sniffing appears to occur among remote, impoverished indigenous communities, where the ready accessibility of petrol has helped to make it a common ...

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