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Researchers have long speculated about whether using so-called "soft" drugs like marijuana will lead to the use of "harder," more physically addictive drugs, such as cocaine and heroin. Now, new research suggests a reason why this progression in drug use might occur: opportunity. Read the rest of the story HERE

A Unique campaign to help cut the number of children born with foetal alcohol syndrome by putting warning labels on drinks, bottles and cans was launched in Edinburgh. Read the rest of the story HERE

THE crumpled 10 note clutched in her shaking hand, Andrea McKay shudders as she feels the effect of the drugs beginning to wear off. She hands over the money, rips the wrapping from the packet she is given and gulps down a handful of the pills it contains Read the rest of the story HERE


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