Poppy Crop Security

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is aware that there may be an increased concern in poppy crop security from recent media reports in Tasmania.

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is aware that there may be an increased concern in poppy crop security from recent media reports in Tasmania.

GSK works in partnership with poppy growers and the broader industry in regards to security. Many measures are in place to protect the crop, including fencing, signage and regular monitoring.

The Poppy Advisory Board (PACB) regulates the poppy industry in Tasmanian and monitors the industry closely.

GSK is one of three companies that contracts Tasmanian farmers to grow poppy crops. For any information related to recent security issues around poppy crops please contact the Tasmanian police.

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