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Bringing drug use out of the dark Despite all the warnings, drug-related deaths in Britain are at an all-time high. A pioneering NGO has been testing substances at UK festiva... Lifestyle Society UK
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HIV life expectancy is now ‘near-normal’ due to new drugs Young people who are taking the latest HIV drugs have a near-normal life expectancy as a result of improvements in treatments, a study sugge... Science Society
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Doing time: how we can all be freed from our own personal prisons Though we may not be locked up in a cell, we are all prisoners to something, argues former convict Brett Moran. But we can be freed... Opinion
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Dealing with drugs More than 30 years since its inception, the US-led ‘war on drugs’ has done little to slow the rate of drug dependence and misuse around the ... Society
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Portugal addiction rates halved after community, not jail, is trialled as solution UK politicians have been urged to decriminalise the use and possession of most drugs after addiction rates in Portugal were cut by half foll... Body & Mind Health Society Wellbeing
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Could a more compassionate legal system lead to sustainable societies? Drug addicts should be cared for, not condemned, says Matt Mellen, who believes adopting more considerate attitudes will pave the way for a ... Perspective
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