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drug addict

any person who is abnormally dependent on narcotic drugs
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According to a report of the Federal Ombudsman, all the four provinces have started implementing the Ombudsman's recommendations to allocate separate places for boarding and treatment of drug addicts at prisons.
figure By KALUME KAZUNGU Drug addicts in Lamu County seeking to reform will now get help locally following the completion of the first ever rehabilitation centre in the region.The Sh98 million rehab centre has been built in Hindi in Lamu West and it was fully sponsored by the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS).
Whoever proves to be a drug addict will be forcibly suspended from their work.
Chief Minister termed the new centre for the rehabilitation of drug addicts as a unique and historic one where the neglected segment of the society who develop physiological barriers on multiple reasons could be rehabilitated making them useful citizens not only to contribute to the society but to be able to stand on their own feet.
He says it took God to release people of that spirit, and he feels very proud to make impact on the life of people that are involved in what he used to do too.He acknowledges that government is trying its best when it's come to taking drug addict off the streets, but he thinks government need so to do more.
For the first time, the drug addict index amongst UAE nationals dropped by 7 percent in 2014 as compared to 2013.
When recovering drug addict Robert Reilly was offered a job as a security guard at Lehigh Valley Hospital, he had to complete a form about his health, on which he denied being diagnosed with or treated for alcoholism or drug addiction.
I couldn't imagine how anyone could hurt a child in any way - but children are abused and neglected not just by drug addicts but in all types of homes.
Jason Smith, defending, said drug addict Johnson of Fowler Close Edge Hill had been exploited by those he who owed pounds 1,000..
Oops sorry, that's not likely unless you can convince them you are a drug addict.
One of the film's most interesting story arcs is the developing friendship between Tim, 15, an often-depressed recovering drug addict, and Jesse, 17, the great-looking popular boy whom everyone has a crush on--including Tim.