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Bibo: I thought of killing myself; I’d lost everything

But the midfield has turned his life around with help from family and friends like the Wits coach

‘Shooting gallery’ helps addicts in Europe’s richest country

For the last 10 years, a safe space has existed in Europe's richest country for drug addicts to inject narcotics

Myths and methadone: Will Egypt’s laws bend to the rising tide of drug abuse?

The real revolution is yet to come when it relates to the country’s opioid epidemic.

These countries medically prescribe heroin, should SA follow suit?

It’s time that evidence, not stigma, drive SA’s drug policies.

Slice of Life: ‘She made a joke out of my friend’s death’

When Mark died, emergency services left his body on the pavement in central Pretoria for hours.

It’s time to end SA’s war on drugs

Drugs have destroyed many lives, but wrongheaded governmental policies have destroyed many more, argue experts.

Jump or die: How a silver medallist leapt over the odds that marginalise drug users

A South African Olympic silver medallist achieved something remarkable, especially after testing positive for methamphetamine use in 2012.

Drug users run the risk of HIV transmissions

More harm reduction policies and programmes will help reduce dangers of practices such as sharing dirty needles and ‘flashblooding’.

Uruguay legalises all use, trade and sale of marijuana

Pro-weed activists have burst into applause as Uruguay became the first country in the world to legalise the growing, sale and use of marijuana.

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