Heroin has been quietly legal in the UK since 1926

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Poor Zammo

I have never tried heroin. For anyone who grew up in England during the 1980s, they might remember the heroin overdose of the character Zammo in the TV show Grange Hill. That was enough to put a kid off doing heroin for the rest of their lives.

My friend has been a heroin addict for 23 years.

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Clapton in 1973

The prescription of heroin in the UK has continued and is still legal at the time of writing

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Obe Wan took his teacher Liam Neeson's death very badly

Like with any drug, there are always going to be extreme addicts who need treatment.

It seems that a good proportion of heroin users are not the crazy maniacs that Ronald Reagan’s war on drugs has taught us they are. It is time we came down from this propaganda high.

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Some might ask, if the British system works so well, why is drug-related crime still high in the UK?

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