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Don’t call people who use drugs ‘junkies’

Source : http://metro.co.uk/2018/01/10/dont-call-people-use-drugs-junkies-7219516/ People who take drugs should not be described as ‘users’, ‘junkies’ or ‘addicts’, according to a new report. The assessment calls for terms such as ‘druggie’ and ‘crackhead’ to be phased out. Media, religious leaders, intellectuals, celebrities and others in influential positions should promote the use of ...

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Neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart: People Are Dying in Opioid Crisis Because of Politicians’ Ignorance

Source : Neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart: People Are Dying in Opioid Crisis Because of Politicians’ Ignorance | Democracy Now!   President Trump announced Thursday that he is directing the Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency—walking back his plans, announced in August, to ...

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