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addict

a person who is addicted, esp to narcotic drugs
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In Luzon, the survey gathered that drug addicts rose by 11 percentage points to 45 percent in December 2017 from 34 percent in September 2017.
The shopkeepers of Pirano Market, Noor Plaza, Abdullah Market, Yousaf Market, Haji Yousaf Workshop and Mohsin Match Factory, in a written complaint, said the addicts in groups consumed heroin and other drugs on the railway track, attracting attention of passers-by, especially children.
Due to lukewarm attitude of police and anti-narcotics forces (ANF), the number of drug addicts is increasing day by day in Karkhano Market, posing a serious threat to locals including shopkeepers and customers who visit the market.
Public Health Minister added: "The newly established center has the capacity of providing shelter, treatment and vocational training for 1,500 addicts and we are committed to collect this number of addicts in upcoming two weeks.
On the other hand, parents of reformed drug addicts should accept them and not keep reminding them of their past, she said.
Colonel Eid Thani Hareb, Director of the Anti-Narcotics Department at Dubai Police, said this kind of humanitarian initiative help recovering addicts by alleviating financial pressure and providing them with nutritional needs on their way to recovery.
He added that the study showed that 45 to 79 per cent of the drug addicts have not completed secondary education while 10 per cent are college graduates and 13 per cent of addicts hold high-school certificates.
In the footage, most terrified scene is that an addict overlying on a car to force the driver to give money to him.
Yet at another addiction site of Suryab Link Road, clean-up operations were carried out on 9 July 2013 detaining 22 addicts & 6 Dec 2013 detaining 45 addicts.
The addicts are rich and poor, employed and unemployed, traumatised and resilient, educated and illiterate.
He wants special premises where addicts can shoot up with drugs paid for by the NHS.
Sample and Method: Sample of 50 addicts and 50 non-addicts were collected in Lahore, Pakistan.