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The world goes far beyond our doorstep, far beyond our city, far beyond our country. Our world entails the entire planet, and it is imperative to know about different cultures, societies and events happening all around...
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Only in the Netherlands Do Addicts Complain About Free Government Heroin | VICE News

Only in the Netherlands Do Addicts Complain About Free Government Heroin  | VICE News | This is Your World | Scoop.it
Using free heroin has now become so easy, addicts are beginning to feel like society has given up on them.
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Super-interesting the approach the Dutch took to tackle the heroin problem they had. They just offered free, pure heroin to people who were completely addicted and did not seem to be able to quit anytime soon. The outcome has been that now cities are mostly clean from heroin addicts and the heroin problem... Well. It is no longer a problem.

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Heroin: art and culture's last taboo

Heroin: art and culture's last taboo | This is Your World | Scoop.it
It wrecks lives – but it has also inspired art from the poetry of Baudelaire to the music of Lou Reed. Andrew Hussey traces the path of heroin through modern European culture
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Disrupting and tacky story of the influence of heroin in Europe in the 1980s. A must read.

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