Drugs

Maher: View That ‘Everything Is Positive’ Fuels Terrible Policy on Homelessness, Drugs in Major Cities, We’re ‘Losing Civilization’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher stated that part of the problem with drugs and homelessness in various major cities is a policy approach that “Nothing is better than anything else” and that “everything is positive. Everything is not positive. You should be ashamed that you’re using, that might get you to stop.”

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Report: Kabul Heroin User Encampment Growing Under Taliban

The number of people using heroin under Kabul’s notorious Pul-e-Sukhta bridge — long synonymous with hard drug use — has increased since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan in August 2021, people living near the bridge told Deutsche Welle (DW) on Thursday.

This picture taken on October 16, 2021 shows drug addicts running as Taliban members try to detain them during a raid to transfer them to the Avicenna Medical Hospital for Drug Treatment in Kabul. - With shaved heads, oversized tunics and the frightened gaze of hunted animals, the drug addicts …