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How a school pushed 178 kids into the criminal justice system

13 August 2020 - 07:00 By Jeff Wicks
The four boys, whose case prompted the review, had all tested positive for cannabis in school-administered drug tests in 2018.
The four boys, whose case prompted the review, had all tested positive for cannabis in school-administered drug tests in 2018.
Image: SUHAIB SALEM

It was a judge's chance discovery that exposed the horror teens faced in a juvenile detention centre.

Now the unlawful jailing of four schoolboys over cannabis has sparked sweeping reforms on how the law deals with drug-addicted kids.

 

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