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Shaun Ryder: ‘It will always be one rule for them and another rule for us’
Music

Shaun Ryder: ‘It will always be one rule for them and another rule for us’

Contrary to his drug-addled reputation, Shaun Ryder is a shrewd commentator on social issues. He chews the fat with Sam Delaney.

Poverty causes drug deaths. Policy needs to understand that
Opinion

Poverty causes drug deaths. Policy needs to understand that

The record drug deaths in Scotland are a policy failure, writes Scottish Drug Forum chief executive David Liddell, one that can only be fixed with a complete paradigm shift

Scottish drug deaths rise by a ‘shocking’ 27 per cent in a year
News

Scottish drug deaths rise by a ‘shocking’ 27 per cent in a year

Campaigners warn of austerity and a “removal of proper social safety nets” as a reason behind the “failing” response to soaring drug use in the country

Teens as young as 13 are being treated for cocaine addiction in Scotland
News

Teens as young as 13 are being treated for cocaine addiction in Scotland

Scottish drug deaths hit a 22-year high
News

Scottish drug deaths hit a 22-year high

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Fresh fight for UK’s first drug consumption room
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Fresh fight for UK’s first drug consumption room