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'Change in attitude needed' towards drug addicts


People should stop using the word junkie and show more compassion to drug addicts, the UK Drug Policy Commission suggests.

Professor Colin Blakemore and Deirdre Boyd, of the Addiction Recovery Foundation, discuss whether changing the language will encourage addicts to seek help.

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