Ethan Switch - Wednesday, 26 November 2003
Things might look a little harder for mad scientists pumping out crank if reforms to the Model Criminal Code are pushed through. Especially if children are nearby and even if they aren't deliberately cranking up on Colorado Rockies.
"Those involved in the manufacture of illegal drugs must be sent a clear and unambiguous message that we will not tolerate any exposure of young children to the dangers of illicit drugs," Senator Ellison, Federal Minister for Justice and Customs, said in a release.
As it stands, 13 years all are the imprisonment the penalty serves for aggravated endangerment offence where the child is below the age of 10. The proposal comes along as the 2002 numbers of clandestine labs in the US climbed near over 8000 and a similar figure is appearing in the Australian side.