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addict

a person who is addicted, esp to narcotic drugs
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They hope that a trip to prison, in particular the Central Jail Srinagar, will reform their children addicted to drugs.
Families could also reach us directly provided that they can prove a member of their family is addicted to drugs and that they are not addicts themselves," she said.
BEIRUT: In an attempt to change the treatment and perception of people who are addicted to drugs in Lebanon, the Lebanese Addiction Center "Skoun" and the Tripoli Bar Association on Tuesday launched a project for the "Greater Respect for Drug Addicts' Rights.
It is wrong that scarce NHS resourses are spent on addicts who remain addicted while overweight or smoking patients are denied help for life-threatening conditions.
A man recently arrested on suspicion of holding up banks in Thousand Oaks and Camarillo was addicted to meth.
THIRTY babies in a Scots town have been born addicted to a deadly combination of crack cocaine and heroin in the last two years.
Mr Roberts said, 'We should actively consider prescribing diamorphine, pharmaceutical heroin, to those seriously addicted to heroin as part of a treatment programme for addiction.
The Milk of Paradise" is a gripping, disturbing novel about an addicted physician's struggle against self destruction.
It is equally credible that, once addicted, the drug abuser's brain attempts to compensate for the flood of induced dopamine by reducing the number of sensitive receptors.
My concern about the article stems from the popular opinion that if someone is on these meds for longer than a few weeks, they're addicted.
The centre in Co Mayo has treated people addicted to everything from heroin to cocaine.