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Home and Away spoilers: Ryder Jackson buys illegal drugs!

Home and Away, Ryder Jackson

Since Raffy's not allowed to take part in the marijuana trial, Ryder takes matters into his own hands to try and help his girlfriend...

Raffy Morrison has really been struggling with her stressful return to Summer Bay High, and is annoyed her older siblings Justin and Tori Morgan won't give her permission to join a medical marijuana trial which could help with the teenager's epilepsy.

Refusing to stand by and watch Raffy suffer further, her boyfriend Ryder Jackson decides to take matters into his own hands and convinces dodgy Dean Thompson to hook him up with a supplier and buy Raffy some marijuana himself! Will Ryder get caught in illegal dealings?

Home and Away, Ryder Jackson, Raffy Morrison

Ryder is determined to help his girlfriend Raffy (Picture: Channel 5)

Meanwhile, Dean has troubles of his own after waking up covered in blood and dirt and not knowing how he got in that state.

But as Dean starts to investigate, he's alarmed when he discovers his car is not where he left it, and he starts having flashbacks to digging up the dead body of Ross Nixon!

In a panic, Dean returns to the spot where he and policeman buddy Colby Thorne buried Ross that fateful day. Will the body still be there?

Home and Away, Dean Thompson, Colby Thorne

Dean returns to the scene of the crime...(Picture: Channel 5)

At Summer Bay High, principal Maggie Astoni's frustrations with the Department continue as they still won't grant her a paid contract for volunteer teacher Simone Bedford.

So Maggie decides to take her frustrations to the Coastal News and tell them about the failings of the Department! But will Maggie regret spilling the beans on her employers?

Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm and 6:00pm on Channel 5

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!

Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.

Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)

And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.