drug user

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Noun1.drug user - a person who takes drugsdrug user - a person who takes drugs    
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
addict - someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
head - a user of (usually soft) drugs; "the office was full of secret heads"
tripper - (slang) someone who has taken a psychedelic drug and is undergoing hallucinations
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He said that Lahore old city was hub of Injection Drug User and Lohari Gate, Bhaati Gate, Nasar Bagh, Shah-re-Fatimah Jinnah, Chauburji Park, Ali Park, Data Darbar area, Lorry Adda (Bus Stand), Royal Park, Ravi Road, Railway Station, Nisbat Road, Lakshmi Chowk, Davis Road and Band Road are major places where a number of IDUs could be found.
But does having a permit for state-legal medical marijuana offer sufficient evidence that you are a drug user or addict?
As all I started with light drugs - opium, then gradually I became intravenous drug user.
The priority with every drug user needs to be education about the risks of overdose and developing strategies to prevent drug related overdose and deaths.
The character of the drug user with ready answers and comments for all situations is very popular in Arab jokes and amusing tales, particularly in the Gulf and Egypt.
Not only the drug user, but their family, friends and community all benefit from them being in treatment and receiving the support they need to overcome their difficulties with drugs.
The report calculates the cost of supporting a drug user by adding up bills for food, rent, healthcare and even money for drugs - often stolen by the user without the family's knowledge.
It is also notable that a local drug user organization opened a syringe exchange program at the time of the policy change, and eventually peer involvement in the delivery of the syringe exchange program became the standard locally," researchers wrote.
A DRUG user is in hospital with a potentially lethal anthrax infection after injecting himself with contaminated heroin.
Peers involved in harm reduction services have proved able to play a vital role in recruiting patients to treatment programmes and in supporting treatment literacy within the drug user community.
When men who have sex with men who also injection drugs and individuals exposed to HIV through heterosexual intercourse with a drug user are also included, it is apparent that injection drug use accounts for at least one-third of the U.
The guidance suggests increasing the access of injecting drug user HIV/AIDS patients to treatment against the disease, monitoring their lifestyle, providing for their social needs, and linking drug-treatment services with disease treatment and care.