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UoM Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Week

Emma Shanks caught up with a sample of mainly students ahead of University of Manchester’s Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week, to talk about the ongoing issue of substance abuse

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Martin Shkreli Harvard talk interrupted by fire alarm and walk-outs

Invited by a student group, Shkreli’s talk at Harvard University was met with protests and controversy

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Why we have to promote safe drug use

With many drug-related deaths per year, greater efforts should be made in drug use education

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50,000 nitrous oxide canisters found at Fallowfield house

Over 50,000 laughing gas canisters have been confiscated by Greater Manchester Police at a house in Fallowfield

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Global News

This week in global news

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War on drugs: Fabric reopens the debate

With new rules put in place, Fabric is due to reopen, and with it the age-long debate on drugs is back

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Review: HAIR the Musical

Hair the Musical at Hope Mill theatre certainly leaves the audience on a high

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Review: Yage Is Our Life

An insightful and poignant look into the effect that the commericialistion of yage is having on the indigenous people of Putumayo, Colombia

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Women more likely to die from taking ecstasy

Female hormones mean that women are at a higher risk of suffering potentially fatal side effects of ecstasy

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The drugs don’t work – the true cost of drug-taking

Rebecca Carr investigates the long-term effects of drugs on your mind and body, with the Priory Group’s new campaign to educate students

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Life after Fabric: What’s next for the future of British clubbing?

When it comes to clubbing and drug culture in post-Fabric Britain, many questions have been left without reply. Miranda Bunnis searches for answers

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Fabric: An Obituary

Fabric has been forced into closure, but are the cited reasons as clear as they seem?