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Fewer 'aging out of drug use'


The recent death of a 15-year-old at a house party, where drugs were found upstairs in a parents' bedroom, has forced a re-evaluation of the truth about drug use amongst older people.

One parent told Today correspondent Nicola Stanbridge how he still takes cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis.

"I've got a full-time hectic busy job, three kids, lots of responsibilities. But when there's a chance to do it recreationally with friends, then I still do," he said.

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