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Alcohol is produced when grains, fruit or vegetables ferment and are distilled. The supply of alcohol is regulated in New Zealand, with the requirement to display the percentage of alcohol in spirits, liqueurs, wine and beer. 

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Drug Index

We believe that access to accurate, clear information is essential to reduce drug-related harm. This index provides harm reduction advice for drugs that are common in New Zealand.

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