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The case for not punishing drug users
The case for not punishing drug users
Strange, isn’t it, that none of us, when asked what we wanted to be when we were grown-up, answered “homeless, unemployed, alienated from...
Glasgow eye of storm as drug deaths spiral in Scotland
Glasgow eye of storm as drug deaths spiral in Scotland
Gary Kelly and Bruce Munro, reforming drug users from Glasgow, count themselves lucky.
Prescription drug poses new threat to youths
Prescription drug poses new threat to youths
Nozipho*, a confident grade 12 learner, is keen to talk about drugs. Her brother committed suicide after becoming hooked on whoonga (low-grade...
Slice of life: ‘Cannabis calm saved me’
Slice of life: ‘Cannabis calm saved me’
I was an ex-drug addict who used to battle with heroin and meth. But I started the Anti-Drug Alliance of South Africa about 12 years ago and then...
[Video]Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?
[Video]Heroin withdrawals: Could this drug be the answer?
Programmes letting people swap illegal highs for medications are popping up all over the country. Here’s how they work.
Picaresque of 70s hippie punk
Picaresque of 70s hippie punk
by Carsten Rasch (MF Books)
[Video][WATCH] Busted: Three myths about drug addiction
[Video][WATCH] Busted: Three myths about drug addiction
If you think shutting down needle exchange programmes will keep your city free of contaminated needles, think again.
Safe spaces increase the chances of recovery
Safe spaces increase the chances of recovery
Joshua Kangsley and Adeeb Williams are part of a small group of heroin users trying to get “clean”. They attend an opioid substitution...
[Video]Watch this man’s amazing transformation after he kicked heroin with the help of this
[Video]Watch this man’s amazing transformation after he kicked heroin with the help of this
When people with diabetes inject insulin, we don't see that as an addiction. So why is opioid substitution therapy considered one?
East Africa’s heroin coast
East Africa’s heroin coast
Afghanistan is the home of high quality heroin, and is producing more of it than ever before. Last year an estimated 328 000 hectares of arable...
Saved: How drug users gained the power to reverse overdoses
Saved: How drug users gained the power to reverse overdoses
Alexander Walley was a twentysomething medical student when he witnessed the power of naloxone. It was the midnight shift at the Emergency...

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